On September14 the leading Polish Catholic news service DEON.pl, managed and financed by the Jesuit Southern Poland Province celebrated its 8th birthday. A special mass was celebrated on that day in St. Barbara Jesuit church in Kraków, Poland, by Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś, the new Metropolitan archbishop of Łódź and a long-time supporter of the service.

Deon. pl is a Catholic social and information portal established and operated by the Society of Jesus and the WAM Publishing House. The portal was launched in beta version on September 18 2009. The name itself refers to the abbreviation of two words – Deus (God) and On-line (Network). It’s a number one Cahtolic service in Poland, visited by over a million unique visitors a month.