Holy Week in Poland: See the Duda-Gracz Stations of the Cross in Jasna Góra | Inside-Poland.com

Holy Week in Poland: See the Duda-Gracz Stations of the Cross in Jasna Góra

April 15, 2014 · by Inside Poland · in Catholic Poland, Community, Culture, Latest news

A holy icon reaches out an arm beyond a picture frame to support a dying Christ. Media hoist microphones as a death sentence is passed. The memory of murdered Polish priest Jerzy Popiełuszko is invoked. This is the world of Jerzy Duda-Gracz, whose Stations of the Cross (Droga Krzyżowa) presents a powerful vision of faith and a satirical critique of religion.

The series of paintings is on display in the Knight Hall at Jasna Góra monastery in Częstochowa, Poland’s spiritual home

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