TFN explores the history and the stunning architecture of one of the country’s biggest and most expensive new churches.
With a date of birth that places it at the heart of the millennial generation, the Greek Catholic orthodox church in Western Pomerania is the architectural equivalent of crushed avocado on toast.
The St. Joseph Foundation was established by Polish bishops to assist and support persons who were abused during their childhood or youth, in the Church community, Episcopal Conference of Poland (KEP) spokesman Rev. Pawel Rytel-Andrianik told PAP on Wednesday.
The remains are thought to be those of an aristocratic boy who died back in 1755
Pope Francis has approved a decree of beatification of late Polish Primate Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, justified by the miracle of healing that occurred through Wyszyński's intercession, the Vatican's press office announced on Wednesday.
The haul bearing the image of King Sigismund III Vasa also includes Prussian shillings struck for Prince George Wilhelm Hohenzollern, who was a fief of the Republic of Poland. It remains a mystery why the coins were placed where they were and why they have remained hidden until today. h century silver coins has been found under the floor of a monastic church.
While keeping some original elements such as the parquet floors, 1950’s stained glass windows and polychromes, Studio Hanczar will also introduce a new, backlit cross suspended over the altar, virgin white walls and muted colours enhancing the building’s architectural beauty.
Lead archeologist Dr Krzysztof Babraj from the Museum of Archaeology in Kraków said: “The older church is underneath the basilica, which was destroyed by an earthquake. The form of its limestone walls, along with ceramic and glass fragments found inside the ruins, indicate that the church dates back to the mid-4th Century.”
Study finds people are content with their lives but there are many regional variations.
The paintings depicting Biblical scenes, the Holy Trinity and a dragon were found during conservation work in the 16th-century Church of Michael the Archangel in Domachowo