Editorial

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We all read Sacred Scripture

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

'Niedziela' is beginning an evangelization action 'The Bible in Family'. Each week we are going to print one book of the Bible as an insert to our weekly. The idea to popularise reading Sacred Scripture in families is to be a form of preparation to the Bishops' Synod concerning the Bible to be held in Rome in 2008. »

EURO 2012 is a chance to establish close relationships between Poland and Ukraine

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Poland and Ukraine are going to host the European Football Championships 2012. Sports competitions, especially football, have extraordinary meaning in the lives of countries and societies. »

He lives in us

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The person of the Servant of God John Paul II, called the Great, the White Pilgrim, the Missionary of the World, has again shined with special light. We recollected his pontificate on the second anniversary of his death and we thanked God for the gift of John Paul II for the Church, the world, our homeland and each of us. »

Easter reflection

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Risen Christ shows us that not every thing, which seems valuable in this world, is of real value. There is a world of merits for eternal life. »

Intellectual charity is the chance for young people of Europe and Asia

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

May intellectual charity unite us. This Pope, who is a great intellectual, has the right to call us to such charity. For we need to notice the values that are connected with searching for the truth and good. They often go to the background, stop being taken into account. But these are the highest values. »

You shall not kill - You shall not kill anybody!

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Constitution of the Republic of Poland should ensure security of all Polish citizens, even the least ones, the unborn children. The present line-up of parties in the Parliament can make it possible if the MPs, referring to law and justice, will vote unanimously. »

The way of the Cross through the city

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

During the Holy Week processions, the Ways of the Cross, wind through the streets and paths of Polish cities, towns and villages. One can observe a 'revival' of this service these days. »

We should be cautious to pass judgement

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We are living in the times when the media pass moral judgements on people. It is worth remembering the old legal rule 'audiatur et altera pars' - 'hear the other side'. Each person has the right to the truth and to defend his/her good name. »

Catholic journalist AD 2007

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The last events connected with Archbishop Wielgus's resignation as Metropolitan of Warsaw significantly proved that 'words spoken by 'authorities' in the media + picture = great power of suggestion'. And from there it is one step to an attempt on the freedom and dignity of man. This fact makes you reflect on the ethics of the professional group: journalists working in the press, television and the Internet. The feast of St Francis de Sales, patron saint of journalists, falls on 24 January. »

Your Eminence, we thank you

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Cardinal Jozef Glemp, Primate of Poland, has ministered to the Polish Church for 25 years. He has been a sign of love for God and man in those difficult times in the history of our homeland. He earned our highest respect and gratitude for his attitude towards the turbulent Polish history. »

Manger calls for love

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

In the festive atmosphere of Christmas one must reflect on the place of child and family in the contemporary world. The despair of an abused child is pricks of conscience to all those who did not notice the family tragedy in time. »

O Christ, exercise all thy rights over us!

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Feast of Christ the King ends the liturgical year. In the light of the approaching local elections it is worth remembering that the most important moral law is the law of love and the biggest royalty is service. »

I have today set before you life and death...

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Polish Parliament is discussing a revision of the constitutional regulation concerning the defence of life by adding the phrase 'form conception to natural death'. The words are important in the homeland of the Pope who appealed for culture of life, the Pope who said, 'Stop barbarism!' »

Patriotism, family, immigration

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The idea of homeland will survive even it is not on any map of a real country. Family and culture will transmit it from generation to generation. That happened to Poland, which was restored after 123 years of slavery. Today more than ever one should preserve the value of patriotism. The structures of the European Union and a big wave of immigration of young Poles have special grounds for that. »

'Niedziela' - modern magazine, in a week

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

On the Papal Day the Catholic Weekly 'Niedziela' will be published in a new smaller format. The editorial board is meeting the expectations of numerous readers and presents a modern paper with an interesting graphic layout as well as analytical texts. »

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