The case dates back to August 2019. There, for the first time, the chairman of the city council, Dominika Jaśkowiec from the Civic Platform, announced that after the controversial statements made by Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski (it was about calling LGBT people “the rainbow plague”) he would try to remove from the chapter awarding the medal “Cracovia Merenti”.
– They change the composition of the chapter, next to the president of Krakow and the rector at the Jagiellonian University, so that they can come and come to culture, culture, culture, and choose their culture. In addition, we want two to be created by the president of Krakow and the chairman of the city council. We care that the members of the medal committee came from different backgrounds – chairman Jaśkowiec used the “Wyborcza”.
At the end of August, under the death of the Krakow City Council, she was included in the projects of Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski.
PiS was outraged
Nobody expected such a turn of events. Your dissatisfaction was not concealed by PiS councilor Michał Drewnicki. – For 20 years the jury of the “Cracoviae Merenti” medal operated in an unchanged composition. It did not bother anyone, and then Dominik Jaśkowiec suddenly appears – “bright chairman”, who does not like the views of the archbishop. He wants to remove it, and the addition wants to add people nominated by the Cities, which raises doubts that this award will be a political award – said Drewnicki.
It ended with politicians against Archbishop. They organized a special rally attended by around 3,000 people. people.
preservation of spiritual behavior. Meanwhile, this time, signatures are collected under the petition.
What is the medal for the success of the deserved
“Cracoviae Merenti” was distinguished by the Krakow City Council for dedication, exchanges and organizational institutions meritorious for the city of Krakow. The Medal Committee is composed of the President of the City of Krakow (as Chairman of the Committee), the Metropolitan of Krakow and the Rector of the Jagiellonian University.
The medal was passed in 1992 and I have two classes: gold and silver. In 1998 he checked the medal.
To its winners, e.g. John Paul II, the Bishopric of Krakow, the Jagiellonian University, Radio Krakow, the Arka Pana parish, the Society of Krakow History and Monuments Lovers, the Student Solidarity Committee, the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Krakow, bronze committees.
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(source: Gazeta Wyborcza, media)