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You can find archival documents, audiovisual materials and texts related to John Paul II on the portal. Some resources can be downloaded and used for non-commercial purposes. The project is implemented by the Centre for Thoughts of John Paul II.
I WHAT IS JP2ONLINE?
Documents, audio and video recordings, photographs, texts and studies on John Paul II in one place on the Internet are the aim of JP2online. We want to preserve and disseminate the legacy of John Paul II, which is part of the world cultural heritage. The website was launched on the centenary of Karol Wojtyła's birthday.

II WHAT CAN YOU FIND HERE?
  • A state-of-the-art search engine for multimedia, documents and papal texts;
  • Collections partially available for download (free of charge) and for use in non-commercial projects;
  • Thematic publications on various aspects of the Pope's life and teaching;
  • Catalogue of archives related to John Paul II in the archives of state and church institutions, papal organizations and individuals;
  • Karol Wojtyła's Multimedia Biography

ASSUMPTIONS OF JP20NLINE
•    MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THE MASS MEDIA. INSTITUTIONS. PRIVATE PERSONS
•    RESOURCES AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE UNDER FREE LICENCES
•    QUICK AND EASY SEARCH FOR MATERIALS
•    VARIOUS RESOURCES: AUDIO. VIDEO. PHOTO. TEXTS
•    WORLD'S LARGEST VIRTUAL JP2 DATABASE
•    MATERIALS IN ENGLISH


III WHY WAS JP2ONLINE LAUNCHED?
A few years after the death of the world's most famous Pole, archival materials concerning his life and ministry are still largely scattered, and often unavailable. That is why the Centre for Thoughts of John Paul II undertook to locate, secure, and elaborate on the contents and technical aspects of the collection related to Karol Wojtyła in order to make it available to all interested parties for educational, popularization and research purposes.

IV FOR WHOM?
The portal is intended for people involved in the broadly understood popularization of John Paul II's thought and education (catechists, educators, artists, film producers, journalists, culture animators) and academic researchers dealing with the legacy of Karol Wojtyla as research material. The portal is aimed to be a useful tool for all those interested in the figure and pontificate of the Polish Pope.

V HOW TO USE THE PORTAL?

Search engine:
Enter the selected phrase in the search engine, e.g. "family". The search results show all materials related to this phrase: the words of John Paul II in audio version, texts of speeches, photographs, interviews with the witnesses of the pontificate and publications providing a study on the subject or comments.
The left panel displays filters that allow you to change or specify search results, e.g. by media type, year or collection.
Collections:
In the tab you can find collections belonging to partner organizations. Their resources, developed and made available within the JP2online project, are divided into collections of materials according to the thematic scope, year, type of archives: audio, video, photographs, and documents.
 
Registration of the user:
For full use of the portal, please register. After logging in you will be able to download some materials, create notes, mark your favourite objects and the system will remember your search history.



VI WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PORTAL?
The project is implemented by the Centre for Thoughts of John Paul II, the local government institution of culture of the Capital City of Warsaw - a place for meetings and dialogue and a centre which brings the Pope's teachings closer. (www.centrumjp2.pl)

VII PARTNERS
The project is implemented in partnership with numerous state and church institutions, which have provided thousands of archives from their own resources to be made available on JP2online. Those are:

  • Archdiocese of Warsaw
  • Archive of New Files
  • National Archive in Krakow
  • The National Audiovisual Institute Film Archives
  • Institute of National Remembrance
  • The Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński Primates Institute,
  • Tertio Millennio Institute,
  • Monastery of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual in Niepokalanow,
  • General Directorate of State Archives
  • Polish Radio
  • The Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of the Jesus






VIII Patronage
The project is implemented under patronage:


IX Sponsorship
The project is co-financed by: