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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.

‘Janosik’ and other serials – to come under the hammer

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Witold Kolodziejski, the chairman of the National Council of Radio and Television Broadcasting (KRRiTV), about the order and disorder in the media.

The pearl of Lubiaz

Witold Dudzinski

The monastic complex in Lubiaz in Lower Silesia is one of the most interesting and at the same time least known Baroque monuments in this part of Europe. It is bigger than the Wawel Castle and the Royal Castle in Warsaw. »

Good magic does not exist

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Malgorzata Nawrocka, the author of the ‘anti-magic novels’ about hand puppets, werewolves and good fairly tales.

Your works, and especially your recent ‘anti-magic’ novels, can be interpreted as an expression of revolt against this ‘spiritual food’, which today’s pop culture gives to children. »

To Vienna again

Agnieszka Dziarmaga

The Song and Dance Ensemble ‘Gorzkowianie’ from the parish of Gorzkow near Kazimierza at the far end of the Diocese of Kielce, popularises their folk traditions and make the Poles living in Lithuania, Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy cry from emotions. »

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