Thursday, September 23, 2010

Polish priest Fr Jerzy Popieluszko

Polish feature film about Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko. This is the trailer with English subtitles,
director Rafał Wieczyński, soon in theaters in Europe.

A story of a martyr Priest for freedom of Poland, beatified June 6, 2010 in Warsaw.
He was charged with "Abuse of freedom of conscience" by the Russian Communists UB [secret service] regime in Poland.
He was thrown into the boot of a car which was driven into Vistula River. It took several days to discover his beaten body.

His martyrdom had a huge impact on liberation of occupied under communist Central and
Eastern Europe, especially Poland.

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