Veritas Foundation is one of the oldest Polish organizations in Britain, established in 1947, to promote Christian education and culture in the Polish community settled here after the war, mainly through publishing books and also through support and care for Poles who studied in British colleges and universities in the post-war years.
In the 71 years of its existence our Catholic Publication Centre (KOW) has published hundreds of different books, covering a wide field, from religion to contemporary history and works of literature. Many of those could never have appeared in Poland under the communist regime and these publications (books and periodicals) were much appreciated by Polish readers in Britain, and, when they found their way there, in Poland too.
In recent years we have tried to strengthen ties and build new bridges between Poland and Britain (and the West in general) by our publication of books in Polish as well as in English, reflecting our mutual spiritual and cultural heritage, encouraging an ecumenical outlook and common European ties.
Chairman, Veritas Foundation
Radość jest jak kamień, który wrzucony do wody zatacza coraz większe kręgiAdalbert Balling
Urodził się w 1521 r. w Nijmegen (Holandia). Studiował teologię. W 1540 r. zdobył tytuł magistra nauk wyzwolonych. W 1543 r. wstąpił do jezuitów. W 1546 r. przyjął święcenia kapłańskie. Na uniwersytecie w Bolonii uzyskał tytuł doktora teologii. Skierowano go do krajów germańskich, aby powstrzymał napór protestantyzmu.czytaj więcej