Hierarchia i duchowieństwo prawosławne wobec tzw. Ziem Odzyskanych i przemian społeczno-politycznych w Polsce w latach 1945-1989 = Hierarchy and orthodox clergy to the so-called recovered territories and socio-political changes in Poland in 1945-1989
Commonly exposed by the Orthodox Church the principle of sociopolitical was (and is) loyalty tothe government. For this reason, but also with their own organizational weakness (reduced stateownership, decrease in the number of believers after 1945), and the potential threat of the RomanCatholic Church, Orthodox Church hierarchy declared support for the ongoing changes of political,social and economic developments in post-war Poland. ; In many ways, the leadership of thePolish Autocephalous Orthodox Church in their activities, with greater or lesser degree of politicalconsciousness, saw a "Polish raison d?etat", a sense of patriotism and citizenship. The position of the Orthodox Church, as well as other not Roman Catholic churches and religious associations, interms of socio-political and economic changes taking place in Poland in 1945-1989, the authoritiestried to use propaganda. ; In many cases, they contrasted allegedly obtained the support of reactionand anti-socialist activities of the Roman Catholic Church. This further deepened the perceptionby the Polish Orthodox community as supporters and promoters of the postwar communist government and imposed by the Soviet Union of the political system.