Pawel Zuchniewicz, author of books on life and teaching of Pope from Poland. Zuchniewicz covered pilgrimages of John Paul II to Poland (1991, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002), and also international meetings with the Pope's participation (e.g. World Youth Days in Denver, Manila, Paris, Rome and Toronto; World Day of the Family in Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Manila; pilgrimages to the Holy Land and Fatima).


Uncle Karol

Pawel Zuchniewicz wrote books that until now were sold in more than 300 000 copies. Among them: 

  • Miracles of John Paul II
  • Lolek. The Early Years of the Pope, - fictitious work on the first quarter-century of the future Pope
  • Uncle Karol. The Priestly Years of the Pope , fictitious work on the priesthood years of the future Pope
  • I am with you – life and teaching of John Paul II in questions and answers.
  • Our Pope - a brief history of the life of John Paul II.
  • Witnesses of the 20th Century - snapshots of notable figures in the Church over the last century.
  • Mother Teresa - fictitious biography of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
  • Co-author of the John Paul II Encyclopedia, the Shepherd and Pilgrim and Pontifical Chronicle papal photo albums.


With his wife

Pawel Zuchniewicz was born in 1961. In 1986 he completed studies in journalism at the University of Warsaw, and in 1988 at the Family Studies Institute at the Catholic Theology Academy (now Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University).


He is married and has three daughters.

Z Helenką

His daughters: Ania i Zosia