Pope John Paul II’s Encounters with Polish Jews

  • Stanislaw Krajewski
Keywords: John Paul II; Polish Jews; Catholic Church; post-war Jewish community in Poland; Pope's visit to Poland; Umschlagplatz; Shoah; Holocaust; theology; Solidarity


This article examines the official encounters in Poland of Pope John Paul II with representatives of the Polish Jewish community. This study includes a first-hand account of the atmosphere of the meetings and their backgrounds. This article also offers an analysis of the Pope’s addresses.

How to Cite
Krajewski, S. (2020). Pope John Paul II’s Encounters with Polish Jews. Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, 15(1). https://doi.org/10.6017/scjr.v15i1.12171
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