John Paul II
Fr Ireneusz Skubis
The 28th anniversary of the election of Karol Wojtyla to the papacy is over. Nobody expected what his pontificate would look like. Today we are looking at John Paul II as a candidate for sainthood, as a white pilgrim who visited all continents. He gave us, Poles, the most precious thing: hope. »
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Cardinal Paul Poupard, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture and President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue.
After the first year of the pontificate of Benedict XVI, Vaticanists noticed that the new Pope preserved 'the theological line ' of John Paul II but he changed 'the style' of the pontificate. »
Stanislaw Klimaszewski talks to Monsignor Slawomir Oder, postulator of John Paul II's cause of beatification and canonization.
We look at John Paul II in a very spectacular way. We say 'Our Pope', 'Polish Pope' but he was the father of all people. One can see this attachment to the Holy Father on the web site concerning the beautification of John Paul II. From the whole world people send information about favours they received through the intercession of John Paul II. »
Fr Ireneusz Skubis
What will we do with the explosion of love that our nation experienced after the death of John Paul II? Will it be multiplied or will it be dug in the ground like the talents in the Gospel parable? Here are the reflections of the editor-in-chief of 'Niedziela' on the 1st anniversary of the death of the Holy Father John Paul II. »
Editorial board of 'Niedziela'
The electronic version of 'Niedziela' opens a book of recollections and gratitude to the Holy Father on the first anniversary of his death. We ask you to write your reflections on: What do I owe to John Paul II? What influence did the Polish Pope have on my life? The address is: JPII.niedziela.pl »
Monika Kaniowska talks to Jon Voight, who played the title role in the film 'John Paul the Second'.
The premiere of the film about John Paul II in Krakow and Wadowice, which was so beautifully presented by our public television, is over. The man playing the role of the Holy Father, Hollywood actor Jon Voight said that Poles were an extraordinary nation because of their strength of faith. »
The people of the mountains built a chapel for the Man of the Mountains in the Beskidy Range. Today the builders of the chapel, their friends and all those who love the places, where God is so close to reach, pray for the beatification of the Servant of God John Paul II in the chapel, located on Gron Jana Pawla. »
'God makes miracles, I do not. I pray, these are mysteries'
'I felt that my meeting with the Holy Father was a turning point in my illness', Kay Kelly, British citizen, told the author of the book 'Miracles of John Paul II'. Pawel Zuchniewicz reached many people who thought the Pope's prayer brought about their healings. »
Tadeusz A. Janusz
On 2 January 2006, in the Krakow Archbishops' Palace, in Franciszkanska, Krakow, nine months after the death of John Paul II, the work of John Paul II Centre 'Do Not Be Afraid' was initiated and its statute signed, the work that Archbishop Dziwisz had mentioned during the Papal Days in October 2005. »
Teresa Tylicka talks to Monsignor Slawomir Oder, PhD, Roman postulator in the cause for the beatification of John Paul II.
Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ
The interview the Holy Father Benedict XVI gave to Polish Television, broadcast on 16 October 2005, is an astonishing and multi-dimensional event. The very fact that it was an unprecedented interview makes it a unique event. »