The Theological Faculty of the Opole University exists since 1994. The full academic rights were obtained in 2001. The Faculty encompasses 17 chairs and 2 research groups. Two major courses taught are theology and family science. The Faculty publishes 5 journals and 8 book series. About 30 books are published every year. An important area of academic research is history of the Church and liturgy in Silesia. The Faculty cooperates with Polish and overseas academic institutions. One of the most important events was conferring of the Honorary Doctorate on John Paul II by the Opole University initiated by the Theological Faculty.
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