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: 

 

Current research: 

 

International cooperation: 

 

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


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

 

Rev. Krzysztof Białowąs

Emilia Brzęk

Rev. Dominik Dryja

Rev. Piotr Grzybek

Rev. Robert Kaszak

Sebastian Margiewicz

Rev. Tomasz Mikociak

Joanna Przybysławska-Stawarz

Agnieszka Smoluchowska

Łukasz Sztolf

Rev. Dawid Szymański

Rev. Patryk Szymański

Rev. Radosław Wnuk