Professor Hanna SUCHOCKA
Professor of Law
Professor of constitutional law and specialist in human rights at the University of Poznan, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland and Ambassador of Poland to the Holy See.
Professor Suchocka is the former Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (1992-1993), Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Republic of Poland (1997-2000), and Ambassador of Poland to the Holy See (2001-2013).
She has received honorary degrees from Pontifical Institute for Marriage and Family at the Lateran University, Kardinal Wyszynski University in Warsaw, and John Paul University in Krakow.
Among many awards, Professor Suchocka has received the Max Schmidheimy Stiftung Peace Prize and the Gold Medal of the “Jean Monnet” Foundation (Lausanne) for her activity in favor of integration and human rights.
In 2018, Pope Francis appointed Professor Suchocka for a second term to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
XV Plenary Assembly addresses the realities, challenges, and directions for the Commission, Safeguarding, and the Church
The XV ordinary Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors took place in Rome and online from April 19-22, 2021.
The ongoing work of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (TutelaMinorum) continues to bring together experts from around the world, providing renewed attention to strengthening the Church’s response to the sexual abuse crisis faced in every part of...