ks. Jerzy Kostorz

Professor at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Opole

Born 26.04.1968, priest of the Diocese of Opole, doctor of habilitated theology in the field of catechetics, professor at the University of Opole. Author and editor of several books, among others. “Euro 2012 – in search of values” (2012); “Olympiad of knowledge and values in sports. Axiological dimension of sport” (2014). “The personality of the coach-educator in physical culture” (2015): Fair Play in Sports, Education and Life (2018); Pastoral Care of Youth: from Helplessness to Opportunity (2019). Author of several chapters in monographs and dozens of articles. Participation in more than 30 conferences. Co-organizer of more than a dozen conferences min. – “Catechesis yesterday, today and tomorrow”, Opole 2022. “Ethics and Fair Play from the perspective of the activities of the Polish Football Association” (May 19 and 20, 2022, AWF Katowice and AWF Krakow, 26.04.23 – Białystok).
Organizer of many sports and evangelization-cultural-charity projects and events, combining sports, upbringing and evangelization (“Olympics of knowledge and values in sports”, “National integrative-sports tournament for alumni of children’s homes”, “Sports day of the child”, “Family Cheering Fair Play”. Chaplain of sports people in the diocese. Member of the Board of Directors of the “Human Gesture” Foundation of Jakub Blaszczykowski Vice Chairman of the Ethics and Fair Play Committee at the Polish Football Association (PZPN) (2019-2021). Ethics Ombudsman at the Polish Football Association (2021-). Passionate about sports.

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