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John Paul II, Benedict XVI

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. »

At Easter with John Paul II

Fr Ireneusz Skubis

Last year we cried at Easter. The dying Holy Father was going towards resurrection. We would like to experience joy and hope during these Easter days. John Paul II used to experience Easter with joy and he taught us to cherish hope. »

John Paul II intercedes for us

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. »

She was chosen

Fr Ireneusz Skubis talks to Kay Kelly about her life and the reasons why she came to Poland.

On 14 March 2006 Kay Kelly from Liverpool visited our office of 'Niedziela'. It was exactly 27 years ago that she was cured of cancer through the intercession of the Holy Father John Paul II. »

Holy Father, it's been one year already!

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. »

What debt of gratitude do I owe to 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 »

'Your home is here, Jon!'

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. »

Gron Jana Pawla II (Peak of John Paul II)

Anna Cichoblazinska

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'

Faith has cured her

Pawel Zuchniewicz

'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. »

Visible sign of great testimony

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. »

Waiting for the beatification of John Paul II

Teresa Tylicka talks to Monsignor Slawomir Oder, PhD, Roman postulator in the cause for the beatification of John Paul II.

A remarkable and moving relationship of the popes

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. »

Close to John Paul II

On the other side of the window

Milena Kindziuk talks to Archbishop Stanislaw Dziwisz, Metropolitan of Krakow.

'The most difficult moment for me was to put the veil on the Holy Father's face', confesses the secretary of John Paul II. »

Interview with the Holy Father Benedict XVI

'I am thankful to him...'

The interview was given by the Holy Father Benedict XVI to Polish Television and broadcasted at 8.10 p.m. on 16 October 2005.

On the way to Father's house

The last teaching of John Paul II

Fr Krzysztof Pawlina

The Holy Father frequently spoke about the value of prayer. In the 6th issue of the Papal Collection of 'Niedziela' we have quoted many fragments of his talks. In all pastoral activities of John Paul II there are also numerous facts, which redefine our prayer, prayer of the whole Church. »

Editor: Tygodnik Katolicki "Niedziela", ul. 3 Maja 12, 42-200 Czestochowa, Polska
Editor-in-chief: Lidia Dudkiewicz • Translation: Aneta Amrozik • E-mail: redakcja@niedziela.pl