The main fields of research
in the Department of Public and Constitutional Church Law

 

  • the issues of the study of state and law
  • theory of Church law
  • concordat law
  • the basic principles of relations between Church and State 
  • hierarchical system of the Church (constitutional Church law)
  • current problems of Church and State

 


Employees
of the Department of Public and Constitutional Church Law

 

 

Chair of the Department: Rev. Professor Mirosław Sitarz

Fields of interest:

  • the constitutional Church law
  • the theory of Church law
  • the principles of the relations between Church and State 

Current research:

  • constitutional Church law

International cooperation:

  • Faculty of Law of Trnava University of Trnava
  • Theological Institute of Saint Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski in Lviv
  • active member of Consociatio Internationalis Iuris Canonici Promovendo

e-mail: mpsitarz [at] kul.pl

 

Rev. Professor Wiesław Bar OFMConv 

Fields of interest:

Current research:

International cooperation:

e-mail: mswrab [at] kul.pl

 

Rev. Paweł Kaleta, J.C.D., University Professor

Fields of interest:

  • the financing of ecclesiastical organisational units
  • the administration of ecclesiastical goods
  • the ecclesiastical penal law arising from criminal assets
  • the effectiveness of ecclesiastical administrative acts in Polish legal order

Current research:

  • the implementation of human rights and reparation for sexual abuse in canon law
  • the financial liability of the Church for sexual abuse of minors. Polish perspectives
  • towards a new understading of Mas offerings

International cooperation:

  • works closely with Saint Paul University in Ottawa
  • Catholic University in Washington
  • Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome
  • Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich
  • Active member Canon Law Society Great Britain & Ireland, and the Polish Canonist Society

e-mail: kaleta.kul [at] gmail.com

 

Agnieszka Romanko, J.C.D., Associate Professor (Secretary of the Department):

Fields of interest:

  • hierarchical system of the Church

Current research:

  • the concordat law
  • the pluralistic society

International cooperation:

  • Faculty of Law of Trnava University of Trnava
  • Theological Institute of Saint Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski in Lviv
  • University of Huelva (Erasmus cooperation) 

e-mail: agnieszka24 [at] kul.pl

 

Anna Słowikowska, J.C.D., Associate Professor

Fields of interest: 

  • the constitutional Church law, especially the obligations and rights of the faithful
  • the public Church law, especially the relationship between the Church and the State
  • the office of sanctifying in the Church
  • methodology of canon law

Current research: 

  • the responsibility of the faithful for the financial needs of the Church
  • the Second Vatican Council’s sources of inspiration in constitutional and public Church law

International cooperation: 

  • cooperation with the Theological Institute of Saint Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski in Lviv in the field organization of international scientific conferences and an application for a grant to the National Science Centre
  • research visits to the Pontifical Gregorian University’s Library and the Vatican Secret Archives (Archivum Secretum Apostolicum Vaticanum)

e-mail: sanka [at] kul.pl

 

Rev. Paweł Lewandowski, J.C.D., Research Associate

Fields of interest:

  • norms for Christ’s faithful
  • hierarchical constitution of the Church
  • Ecclesiastical patrimonial law

Current research:

  • decent support of diocesan presbyters
  • the obligations and rights of clerics

International cooperation:

  • Faculty of Law, Trnava University in Trnava
  • Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Huelva
  • active member of Canadian Canon Law Society

e-mail: pawel.lewandowski [at] kul.pl


Ph.D. Candidates
of the Department of Public and Constitutional Church Law

 

Rev. Krzysztof Białowąs

Rev. Dominik Dryja

Rev. Piotr Grzybek

Rev. Robert Kaszak

Rev. Tomasz Mikociak

Joanna Przybysławska-Stawarz

Agnieszka Smoluchowska

Łukasz Sztolf

Rev. Dawid Szymański

Rev. Patryk Szymański

Rev. Radosław Wnuk