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The Archdiocese of Czestochowa has published the Catholic Weekly 'Niedziela' since 1926. At first the circulation of 'Niedziela' was small and distributed only in the diocese till the year 1939. During World War II the weekly was not published. In 1945, after the war it was distributed all over Poland but appeared till 1953 because the communist authorities suspended its publication. The break lasted till 1981. During the period of Solidarity the bishop of Czestochowa succeeded in re-establishing 'Niedziela'. Since then it has been published as the biggest Catholic weekly in Poland and Central-Eastern Europe. 'Niedziela' is read in Poland, Europe and America - practically on every continent. It has an electronic version and read in 111 countries worldwide. For several months the Russian edition, as a summary of our articles, has been published once a month. more...

Office Editorial of Sunday

POLAND AS THE GUARD OF EUROPE

Lidia Dudkiewicz, The Editor-in-Chief of ‘Niedziela’

We are thinking more and more on how to reverse the suicidal rush of Europe. The diagnosis of the state of the Old Continent was carried out at the First International Congress of the ‘Europa Christi’ movement which was held under the motto: ‘Open the door to Christ!’. »

DAY OF KAZIMIERZ PUŁASKI

Source: TVP info

Donald Trump paid tribute to the Polish general »

80th parade named Pułaski in New York

FR. MARCIN NABOŻNY

This is the only such a day in the year when a white-red parade walks along the most famous street in the world – the Fifth Alley in Manhattan in New York. This day belongs to Poles and the Americans of the Polish origin who begin the month of the Polish heritage with the Parade named Pułaski. »

CRISIS OF EUROPE IS THE CRISIS OF THE TRUTH

Fr. Ireneusz Skubiś, The Honourable Editor-in-Chief of ‘Niedziela’

A lot has already been said about how important the truth is in life. Today one can clearly see the departure from the truth, and some people say about the so-called post-truth. »

The EU flag is a nuisance

Miroslaw Piotrowski

The presence of the EU flag ‘insults the laic character of the state’, as it has recently been said by the leader of the French extreme leftist party Jean-Luc Melenchon. »

Colourful Europe?

Mirosław Piotrowski

In the country at the Sprewa a black-green-yellow coalition is announced, that is, similarly as the flag of Jamaica, and at the beautiful blue Danube – the turquoise-blue one. Particularly colours are the reflection of the political parties which intend to create a new government. »

RETURN YOUR HOME!

Lidia Dudkiewicz, the Editor-in-Chief of ‘Niedziela’

We are looking at this issue of ‘Niedziela’ (‘Sunday’) when in Poland the First International Congress of the ‘Europa Christi’ movement is held under the motto ‘Open the door to Christ!’. »

‘EUROPA CHRISTI’ CLUBS

Fr. Ireneusz Skubiś, The Honourable Editor-in-Chief of ‘Niedziela’

The international congress of the ‘Europa Christi’ movement, which is being held in Poland right now, will surely liberate some initiatives which may contribute to serious reforming reflection on the identity of Europe also in the context of its crisis, which we are witnessing. One of them is a concept of ‘Europa Christi’ clubs which can enliven parish communities and pour new healing strength into the life of many communities. »

A STRONG WOMAN FROM ‘HOME OF PEACE’

IWONA FLISIKOWSKA

One of the most important gifts which we can receive is find our place in life and our vocation »

Europe does not know where it is going

Artur Stelmasiak

The Old Continent is organizing its life as if God did not exist – said cardinal Robert Sarah from Vatican who was a guest at the First International Congress of the ‘Europa Christi’ movement »

Refugees’ routes

Mirosław Piotrowski

Just before the election in Germany media at the Oder were alarming that the so-called refugees had found a new route. It goes through Poland. »

CATALONIA CLOSE TO THE UNION?

After the independence referendum in Catalonia, ended with a bloody interference of the Spanish policy, main EU bodies published similarly-sounding statements. »

I DID NOT KNOW FR. MAKSYMILIAN

Artur Stelmasiak talks with Adam Woronowicz – a performer of the main role in the film ‘Two crowns’

Firstly I am not a ‘saint’ actor, secondly I do not plan it and I do not know whose role I will play in the future. And as for these two saints, history has somehow come a full circle. »

AN ITALIAN JOURNALIST REMINISCES TRAGEDIES OF ‘HIS’ POLAND

Włodzimierz Rędzioch talks with Luigi Geninazzi

In the 70s of the last century the Italian market of weeklies was dominated by two magazines: ‘L’Espresso’ and ‘Panorama’ which did not represent the Catholic part of the Italian society. For this reason a group of dynamic journalists belonging to a movement ‘Communion and Liberation’, established by Fr. Luigi Giussani »

BETWEEN CZĘSTOCHOWA AND POMPEII

Fr. Jarosław Krzewicki talks with archbishop Salvatora Pennacchio, an apostolic nuncio in Poland, and archbishop Tommaso Caputo from Pompeii about a remedy to the crisis of Europe, about phenomenon of sanctuaries in Pompeii and at Jasna Góra and about Mary’s religiousness among Poles »

WAKING UP EUROPE OF CHRIST

Lidia Dudkiewicz talks with Fr. Inf. Ireneusz Skubiś – a founder and moderator of the ‘Europa Christi’ movement about challenges which European politicians are facing, the crisis of European identity and hope for widely open door of Europe to Christ »

MY HOME – MY WORLD

ŁUKASZ KRZYSZTOFKA

How and with what main values to support the Polish family effectively? What is the influence of the family on other areas of life? How to strengthen married couples? These issues were the subject of discussions on 27 September 2017 among participants of the National Debate on Family. »

ROSARY TO THE BORDERS AND BORDERLESS

LIDIA DUDKIEWICZ, THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF ‘NIEDZIELA’

And it happened. Poland got entwined with the Rosary. Millions of people undertook an initiative of prayer which had been suggested by three men: Maciej Bodasiński and Lech Dokowicz, and Łukasz Witkiewicz. And, as a result, on 7 October 2017 we were participants and witnesses of the nationwide prayer, a great national prayer taking place with complete support from the Polish Episcopate. »

The Union will come and equalize….

Mirosław Piotrowski

The European Commission got furious at Poland again. We can only guess that it will sue us to the Tribunal and threaten us with sanctions. This time the issue concerns retirements. The government of the united rightist party, fulfilling electoral promises, is reducing the retirement age. »

THERE IS NO PLACE FOR PASSIVITY

Michał Karnowski

On the day when I returned from the funeral Holy Mass for the late Fr. Prof. Stanisław Warzeszak – a priest engaged in a lot of endeavors, a theologian, an academic lecturer but, first of all, a parish priest of my parish church on Wrzecion under vocation of Immaculate Conception of Blessed Mary the Virgin, I found a fragment of a pronouncement of another priest, Adam Boniecki... »

A DISPUTE ABOUT THE TRUTH OR WAR DEBTS?

Moral and legal reasons prove that we should get damages from Germany »

THERE IS NO SOLIDARITY WITHOUT LOVE

GRZEGORZ GÓRNY

If we today, after many years, were to point to a person who embodied ideas of Solidarity in himself the best, it would be Fr. Jerzy Popiełuszko »

ONE CAN STILL HEAR SHOOTINGS AND EXPLOSIONS

Fr. Marek Łuczak talks with Fr. Mariusz Boguszewski being in Aleppo in Syria, who works in the organization Help to Church in Need »

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Editor-in-chief: Lidia Dudkiewicz • Translation: Aneta Amrozik • E-mail: redakcja@niedziela.pl