Warsaw September 19-22, 2021

OUR COMMON MISSION OF

SAFEGUARDING
GOD’S CHILDREN

A Conference of the Church in Central and Eastern Europe

Archbishop WOJCIECH POLAK

Archbishop WOJCIECH POLAK


Wojciech Polak was born in 1964 in Inowrocław, Poland. Ordained to the priesthood on 13 May 1989. He obtained a doctorate in moral theology and worked as professor, prefect of discipline and rector at the Primatial Major Seminary in Gniezno. On 8 April 2003 he was appointed auxiliary bishop of Gniezno. Since 2011 he has held the position of secretary general of the Polish Episcopal Conference. Since 7 June 2014 he is metropolitan archbishop of Gniezno, primate of Poland. Since March 2019 he is a Delegate of the Polish Bishops’ Conference for the protection of children and youth.