Papal Addresses to Bishops of Poland: Ad Limina Conferences
Pope Benedict XVI
Bishops' Conference of Poland - 1
On 26 November 2005, the Holy Father spoke in the Vatican's Consistory Hall to the first group of Bishops from Poland in Rome for their ad limina visit. Christian education was the theme of his address. "The formation of the young generation is a task incumbent on parents, on the Church and on the State." To this end, the Holy Father called on the Church to collaborate closely with schools, universities and other lay institutions.
Bishops' Conference of Poland - 2
On 3 December 2005, in the Vatican's Consistory Hall, the Holy Father spoke to a second group of Polish Bishops making their ad limina visit to Rome in 2005. The Holy Father spoke on the new evangelization, outlining the different responsibilities of the Bishops, priests, religious orders, and laity.
Bishops' Conference of Poland - 3
On 17 December 2005, in the Vatican's Consistory Hall, the Holy Father spoke to a third group of Polish Bishops currently making their ad limina visit to Rome. In his address, the Pope focused on the role of the laity in the parish community and in the new evangelization.