Daily Archives: May 12, 2015

Father Jerzy Popieluszko during a conversation with Lech Walesa in the church. Bridget in Gdansk. On the left side of the Father. Henryk Jankowsk

Street shall be named for Bl. Fr.. Jerzy Popieluszko

I have just received information from the City Council. During today’s session it was decided that a Gdańsk will have a street Bl. Fr.. Jerzy Popieluszko – says Dr. Charles Nawrocki, head of the Institute of National Remembrance OBEP in Gdansk. Name of the blessed will receive a New Embankment on Young City, crossing the former shipyard sites, running near the monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers and the European Solidarity Centre. – An excellent location and very prestigious place, frequented by tourists – enjoys Dr. Nawrocki. – New Wałowa has become in the future the Solidarity heart of the district where others will also be memorialized opposition activists and people of “Solidarity” – he added. Recall that the initiative to name one of the streets named Blessed Gdansk. Fr.. George came out a few months earlier Gdansk branch of the Institute of National Remembrance. IPN wrote in this regard to the President of the City Council Bogdan Oleszka. IPN letter were sent to the committee of culture and promotion at the Gdansk City Council. More on this topic HERE . – We are pleased with the rapid reaction of the city authorities. It is hard to imagine that in Gdansk, which is the cradle of “Solidarity”, its patron did not have its street. Especially in the context of falling in the 35th year anniversary of the “S” – emphasizes K. Nawrocki. Ks. Popieluszko united numerous links with Gdansk. In August of 1981. He participated, among others, the sacrifice of the cross on Westerplatte and […]