December 15, 1981
The Supreme Council of the Polish Episcopate convened in Warsaw. In its communique it stated that "the bishops consider one of the most important matters to be ensuring that trade unions, and in particular the Trade Union "Solidarity", regain the possibility of acting in accordance with their statutes".
The first Social Resistance Committee is established in the capital.
The Łódź Committee of the Democratic Party passed a resolution condemning the introduction of martial law, pointing out its illegality, and denouncing the brutality of the Secret Police. Four days later, the central authorities of the Democratic Party suspended the Presidium of the Łódź Committee, as well as eight of the Party's members.