Polish Catholicism Under Fire [Abstract]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 1 (1987)

December 2, 1987

Luxmoore reviews the post-World War II history of the Catholic church in Poland, its relations with the communist government, its stand on the Solidarity movement, and its behavior during the period of martial law. Despite the restraining force of totalitarianism, Poland's religiosity evolved swiftly in the forty years after the war, producing a pope and empowering an enduring and peaceful political movement.

 

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