The Krakow Foundation Centre for Dialogue and Prayer in Auschwitz was established in 1992 by Archbishop Franciszek Macharski in consultation with bishops from across Europe and representatives of Jewish organizations.
The Foundation operates according to Polish law.
Krakow Foundation operates in the Polish Republic and beyond its borders and is located in Oswieicm.
The Foundation's aim is to conduct educational and religious activities aimed at reconciliation between nations, the prevention of racial discrimination and national violence.