Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Poland Papal Foundation FDC

Poland FDC
Name: Quarter of Century of Pope John Paul II Foundation
Issue date: 2007 October 30th

John Paul II Foundation was established by a Papal Decree of October 16, 1981 as a religious, educational, charitable and non-profit organization. Its official seat is located at the Vatican. The Foundation owns a building in Rome at 1200 via Cassia where the secretarial offices are located. The main goals of the Foundation are:

  • preservation and development of the Christian heritage and culture;
  • collection and preservation of documents and propagation of the teachings of Pope John Paul II;
  • assistance to Christian pilgrims on visits to the Holy See, particularly pilgrims from Poland and Eastern countries;
  • providing educational assistance and scholarships to young intellectuals from Eastern countries to study at the Catholic University in Lublin, Poland.

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