Figures of the Evangelists flanking the cupola over the canopy of the St Stanislaus altar:
St John the Evangelist, whose symbol is an eagle.
St Mark the Evangelist, whose symbol is a lion.
St Lucas the Evangelist, whose symbol is an ox.
St Matthew the Evangelist, whose symbol is a winged angel.
We are all well aware that to enter this Cathedral can not be without emotion. More I say, you can not enter it without the internal tremor, without fear because it contains in it - as in almost no Cathedral of the world - the enormous size, which speaks to us in all our history, our entire past.cardinal Karol Wojtyla