Krakow’s new archbishop talks st. john paul ii and divine mercy __ ewtn news


The archdiocese that once sent St. When does the futures market open John Paul II to the papacy has a new archbishop: Marek Jedraszewski. Nzd to usd converter The archbishop has special memories of the sainted Pope and the Divine Mercy devotion he brought to the world.

“Thanks to Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, later St. Us stock futures market John Paul II, the message of mercy became very important for the world.

Usd gbp conversion And this is a message really close to Pope Francis, too,” Archbishop Jedraszewski told EWTN News.

Krakow is a major center of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy devotion, based on private revelations of Jesus Christ to St. Fraction worksheets free Faustina Kowalska. Binary multiplication examples It hosts Sister Faustina’s convent and a shrine dedicated to Divine Mercy. Taux de change euro dollar us St. Exchange rate myr to usd John Paul II was himself a devotee and a popularizer of the Divine Mercy.

“It is really symbolic that I am coming from Lodz, where the Divine Mercy devotion began, to Krakow, where the devotion flourished. World stock market futures In the Lodz cathedral, Sr. Hex code generator Faustina saw Jesus who told her to enter the convent in Warsaw. Convert rm to usd The beginning of her spiritual life started in Lodz.”

For this reason, he added, “I feel committed to prolong this mission of mercy in Krakow, even to welcome all of the people coming to Krakow to pray over Sr. Aud usd rate Faustina tombs, and actually touch the places Sr. Usd aud calculator Faustina lived.”

Archbishop Jedraszewski leads the archdiocese that at one time was headed by Cardinal Wojtyla, elected Pope John Paul II in the 1978 conclave. Gold price today kitco The archbishop recalled his friendship with the late Pope.

The new archbishop of Krakow said that their relationship started back in 1975, when he was living at the Polish College in Rome to study philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

“Cardinal Wojtyla used to come often to Rome, and stayed at the same college,” he said. Dollar price today in india “Cardinal Wojtyla was really interested in young Polish students, he spent much time with them, and so he did with me,” he recounted. Usd vnd chart “As I was studying philosophy, a subject he was very fond of, there were many possibilities to talk and discuss with him about philosophy.”

After Cardinal Wojtyla was elected Pope, Archbishop Jedraszewski kept a personal correspondence with him, “in particular when I was appointed bishop, since John Paul II always wanted Polish bishops who passed in Rome to spend a lunch or a dinner with him.”

The installation Mass of Archbishop Jedraszewski came in a favorable moment for Polish Catholicism. Python examples The latest figures of the Polish Church’s yearbook show a slight increase in the numbers of Sunday Mass attendance, as well as the number of communicants. Cny to usd conversion About 40 percent of Poles attend daily Mass, while about 17 percent receive Holy Communion each Sunday.

He concluded that “in the end, we may say that there is an increase of faith in Poland. Usd to euro conversion On the other hand, it is true that challenges given from the secularizing trends are big.”

Archbishop Jedraszewski raised the issue of secularization with Pope Francis, during the Polish bishops’ meeting with the pontiff July 27. Eur usd rate history During that meeting, Pope Francis stressed the danger of gender ideology.

The archbishop also saw this approach to gender as a threat. Fraction to mixed number converter He said Benedict XVI had affirmed gender theory as more dangerous than Marxist and Communist ideology because “it breaks with the anthropological vision of what the man his according the work of the Creator God.”

“God created the man as male and female, while gender ideology does everything possible to cancel differences between man and woman,” Archbishop Jedraszewski said. Usd jpy forecast today “This is absurd from a biological point of view, and it does not deals just with the human being: gender ideology has dramatic consequences in social life and in current culture.”