Poland Research Paper
Who runs Poland?
ENG 1123 00 Composition and Rhetoric
Dr. Sheba Kulothungan
February 21, 2005
I. Poland and the church before communism 1. Church's political power
a. Had many people specifically placed in the government
b. Church controlled 80% of offices to help its influence in politics
2. Had possession of 450,000 acres in Poland
a. If you wanted land you must buy it from the church directly
b. The church then became more powerful than Govt.
II. Poland and the church during communism 3. The church fighting the war a. The church did not want to loose power b. Clergymen made up most of the soldiers c. 1/3 of clergymen in Poland died …show more content…
There were problems of different types that were among the people. These problems occurred because of the Catholic Church. The church was very stubborn and seen as stuck up. They would not preach in polish but Latin or Greek making hundreds of thousands to leave the church. Eventually the church changed but there was still a stigma about the church. Today there aren't many attendees of the church anymore. The church also did not face to issues of the day. The church did not preach against drug use. In the 1990's narcotics rose by two times. The needles people were using were