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A MAN WHO WAS TRYING TO MAKE A FILM OF GOD

O. MICHAŁ LEGAN OSPPE www.legan.paulini.pl

When he got seriously ill, he set off in his private pilgrimage to Jasna Góra. It was when he told me about his everyday ritual: first the Holy Mass celebrated in the early morning in the collegiate of St. Florian in Cracow and then a coffee from a great coffee-maker (nearly the same as the one in Italy) and a calm, peaceful Rosary with deep reflection. »

AN ARTIST BEYOND GENERATIONS

MATEUSZ WYRWICH

He gave over 16 thousand concerts during his career lasting for 60 years. On all continents. His songs came out on 25 million records. A record with the song ‘Tango milonga’ came out in an unusual, as for the 30s, XX century, in circulation of 130 thousand copies. Hits ‘This last Sunday’ or ‘Autumn roses’ are hummed by the youngest generation even today »

MOTHERS: BRAVE OR CRAZY?

On occasion of a Roman exhibition Włodzimierz Redzioch talks with Marta Dzbenska – Karpinska »

AN ATTACK ON POLAND

KRZYSZTOF CZABAŃSKI

The Catholic Church in Poland is not attacked accidentally. »

KATYN IN CITADEL

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In a monumental caponier in Cytadela in Warsaw the long- awaited Museum of Katyn was opened. The traditional museum exhibition is supported by multimedia installations. Objects extracted from graves of Polish officers show the course of the crime in Katyn, including its victims »

A PRECOCIOUS AND FALSE ALARM

FR. WOJCIECH GÓRALSKI

Participation of the President of the Polish Republic Andrzej Duda in the Holy Masses, among the others, on the occasion of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising, inauguration of his presidency, the golden jubilee of the image of Our Lady of Rychwałd and the Thanksgiving Day on Vilnius Fields raised anxiety of particular political groups. »

FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION

ALINA CZERNIAKOWSKA

I visited the grave of Fr. Ignacy Skorupka on the cementary Stare Powązki in Warsaw. A simple, a slightly old and rotten sandstone. Inscriptions, photos, a white-red flag on the top next to the cross. »

THIS FILM IS A PORTRAIT OF POLES

Wojciech Dudkiewicz talks with Michał Lorenc – a composer, a creator of music for the film ‘Smoleńsk’ being made

FROM ‘NIEDZIELA’ TO ALL MEDIA

Milena Kindziuk talks with Fr. Dr. Paweł Rytel-Andrianik – a new spokesman of the Polish Episcopal Conference

LET’S HURRY TO LOVE PEOPLE

JAN MARIA JACKOWSKI

On the 1st June there is the 100th birth anniversary of Fr. Jan Twardowski (1915 – 2006), a fervent priest and a prominent religious poet. »

LIFE IS LIKE A FILM SCRIPT

GRZEGORZ GÓRNY

In May at the Royal Castle in Warsaw the annual awards of the Remembrance Custodian were granted. One of the rewarded people was Kazimierz Piechowski. Most people in Poland are not familiar with his surname, and it is a pity – because he is a real hero. »

TWEETING WITH GOD

PAWEŁ ZUCHNIEWICZ

Pope Francis defined the project ‘Tweeting with God’ as very important: blessing it, he put his hand on one of books and sank in a deep prayer for while for all people who will read these texts in search for the truth in their life »

THE PRIMATE OF CZECH REPUBLIC AN HONOURABLE PHD

ARTUR STELMASIAK

The ceremony of granting the honoris causa PhD of the Papal Theological Department in Warsaw to cardinal Dominik Duce OP took place on 16 March 2015 with the participation of the Polish Episcopate in the Central Agricultural Library in Warsaw. It was attended by rectors of Warsaw universities and representatives of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Poland »

PROTEST OF ARCHBISHOP WACŁAW DEPO CONCERNING THE TV ADVERTISEMENT SPOT ‘THE CLOSEST STRANGERS’

In relation to the transmission of the advertisement spot on TV ‘The closest strangers’, promoting homosexuality, archbishop Wacław Depo, the Chair of the Polish Episcopal Conference for Mass Media, addressed a letter to Jan Dworak, the Chair of the Radio Broadcasting Council on 31 October 2014. »

Uncertain future of our past

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Kazimierz Ujazdowski, MP, about the feeling of responsibility for the national heritage, modern museums and old-fashioned politicians.

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