Przegląd Zachodniopomorski (Jan 2020)

Działalność organów bezpieczeństwa Polski Ludowej wobec wybranych zakonów męskich w województwie koszalińskim w latach 1950-1975

  • Konrad Konkol



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After the World War II Poland was included in the Soviet Union zone of influence. The second half of the 1940s was marked by the sanctioning of the communist power, which attempted to gain control of all the spheres of life. One of the most difficult assumptions to be implemented was laicization of the Polish society. The Catholic worldview significantly affected their conduct and way of thinking, which clashed with the atheism promoted by the communists. This is why one of the security organs’ priorities was surveillance of the monastic clergy, whose prestige was continuously being undermined in the eyes of the faithful.