The Management Board of the Association of Alumni and Friends of the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) has granted the Stefan Wyszyński, the Primate of the Millennium’s Award to Prof. Przemysław Czarnek, the minister of education and science.
During the ceremony, the Secretary General of the Polish Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Artur Miziński, drew attention to the efforts of Minister Czarnek to ensure that “the young generation was not only educated, but also brought up on the basis of permanent and unchanging values.” Bishop Miziński thanked for the clear and lucid attitude “not only of a scientist, but also of a man of faith, which is expressed in the testimony of life.”
The rector of the Catholic University of Lublin, Fr. Prof. Mirosław Kalinowski emphasized that the laureate of the Prize in his activities “remains faithful to the scientific and moral formation he had received in the Catholic University of Lublin”.
The previous laureates of the Prize include Card. Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Archbishop Prof. Marek Jędraszewski, Archbishop Andrzej Dzięga, Fr. Dr Ireneusz Skubiś and Prof. Peter Raina.