Temple of Divine Providence

Local nameŚwiątynia Opatrzności Bożej
LocationWilanów, Warsaw, Poland

The Temple of Divine Providence, in southern Warsaw's Wilanów district, is one of the most important Roman Catholic buildings in Poland. The story of its construction began in the 18th century The Temple is meant to be a national and religious symbol for Poland. The Divine Providence complex comprises a Church of Divine Providence, a Museum of John Paul II and Primate Wyszyński, and a Pantheon of Great Poles.

The Center of Divine Providence commemorates Poland as a country with a Roman Catholic majority and links providential events in Poland's history over the past 200 years with their putative divine inspiration: the Constitution of May 3, 1791; the 1918 rebirth of independent Poland; the 1920 "Miracle at the Vistula"; the August 1980 founding of the Solidarity movement; the next resumption of independence, in 1989; and the pastoral ministry of Stefan Wyszynski and the pontificate of Pope John Paul II. The Center is a votive church for 1,000 years of Poland's Christianity.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Divine_Providence

Official Website http://www.swiatynia.pl/

Coordinates 52°9'30.931" N 21°4'19.599" E

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