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Pilgrim songs call

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Walking along the Holy Virgin Mary Avenue in Czestochowa we can hear new songs each time. Besides the songs we know well pilgrims sing their own tunes and lyrics connected with wandering. »

‘Humanae vitae’, i.e. dignity and honesty in sensuality

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The encyclical ‘Humanae vitae’ by Paul VI was promulgated 40 years ago, on 25 July 1968, and it still evokes controversy in many environments as it did when it was written. It was just after the Council, which made some people expect some changes in the Church’s attitude towards ethics, especially sexuality. »

The light of San Giovanni Rotondo

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Now I am writing to the Readers of ‘Niedziela’ from San Giovanni Rotondo, which our editorial group has visited. San Giovanni Rotondo is the place where Saint Father Pio spent most of his life. »

The time of Saint Paul – Apostle to the Nations

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

In the Church we have begun the Year of St Paul, which will last till 29 June 2009. We are facing a very important time, a wide-angle reflection on Christianity, which was enormously influenced by St Paul. »

Conscience or ethical situationism?

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Sometimes we face situations that evoke many questions, including the most important questions concerning men’s conscience. We wonder how conscience functions in Christian’s awareness formed by the Decalogue and the very clear foundations of religious life. »

The child needed one more day to survive!

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Everything was done so that Agata could decide to kill her unborn child. It was only one day left to make the abortion; the next day it would be illegal. 12 weeks means about 3 months. »

She won the most important medal

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Agata Mroz-Olszewska, our talented sportswoman who had won gold medals in many international matches, died. We remember her from television broadcasts, full of joy and hope; we remember her smiling. »

In memoriam: the Great Primate

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Servant of God Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski died at 4 a.m. on 28 May 1981. John Paul II and the Primate of the Millennium are two great figures of our contemporary lives... I remember that day. »

Describing the way of John Paul II

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The meeting promoting the book ‘Szlaki Papieskie’ [Papal Trails] by Urszula J. Wasiuk was held in the John Paul II Centre ‘Do Not Be Afraid’ in Krakow on 19 May 2008. »

Religion – the homeland of artist’s soul

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Speaking today on the theme of culture I would like to refer to the wonderful figure of John Paul II who was so respected in the whole world, especially in the world of Christian culture. »

We support the international moratorium on abortions directed to the UN Secretary-General

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

I want to encourage all of you to get to know the appeal launched by Giuliano Ferrara, the Italian editor of ‘Il Foglio’, directed to Dr Ban Ki-Moon, the UN Secretary-General. »

Before the opening of the Year of Saint Paul

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The statements of St Paul, included in his powerful Letters, have extraordinary meaning. Since the Gospel requires fire, which could set on fire other people. »

In the mood of the Bethlehem night

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Christmas – the feast of the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ – is approaching. The promised Messiah is coming to save the world. »

Who is disturbed to see a crucifix?

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The problem of the presence of the crucifix in public places has been raised in the Catholic television programme ‘Between heaven and earth’ recently. And on 25 November 2007, the Sunday that ends the liturgical year, we celebrated the Solemnity of Christ the King, which suits the theme very well. »

The Good News and the needs of the time

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

When I visited Sweden I had the opportunity to see a very modern paper mill. It was a huge factory that produced tons of paper. When you visit such a mill you realise how many things have been changed in the world recently. »

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