Poles in the world

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It has been 100 years since dramatic events in Zabawa near Tarnów. On 18 November 1914, 16-year-old Karolina Kózkówne, defending her freedom and dignity and girlish chastity, was killed by a Russian soldier. Today in a similar situation we would surely read headings of colourful magazines which would not be any more popular a few moments later. »


Fr. Waldemar Wesołowski talks with bishop Andrzej Wypych from Chicago about pastoral ministry in American parishes


Anna Wyszyńska talks with Assoc. Prof. of medical sciences Marian Zembala, a cardiac surgeon and transplant surgeon – the director of the Silesian Centre of Heart Illnesses in Zabrze



When on 17 September 2014, on the 75th anniversary of the disgraceful invasion of the Soviets into Poland, fighting with the enemy of the West, Germany, at that time, I was standing at the monument of the Killed in the East – a wagon full of crosses, I was thinking about Wojciech Ziembinski, an initiator and creator of this meaningful place in the inner city of Warsaw. »

Poles in the USA do remember

Alicja Pozywio

We think about the plane crash at Smolensk as a disaster that concerns our own families - we remember where we were then and what we were doing when we heard the news about this tragedy, and recollecting it evokes old and news emotions. »

Being a Polish missionary in Scandinavia

Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis talks to Fr Leszek Kapusta, CSsR, a Redemptorist working in Denmark.

About the Church and Poles in America

Anna Przewoznik talks to Fr Marek Kasperczuk, Rector of Bishop Abramowicz Seminary in Chicago.

Americans, Poles, Spaniards and other nationalities introduce their religious traditions and character into the reality of the Church in America. »

Life for Poland and for Polonia

Czeslaw Ryszka

We bid farewell to the Last Polish President-in-Exile Ryszard Kaczorowski on 19 April 2010. He was among the Polish elite who lost their lives in the crash of the presidential plane. »

They found their place in distant Kazakhstan

Edyta Hartman

Kazakhstan is a country to the east of the Caspian See, created in 1991 as the result of the fall of the Soviet Union. For most of us it is a mysterious, almost exotic country. »

March, march, Polonia

Czeslaw Ryszka

I went overseas to Uruguay and Argentina to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Union of Polish Associations and Organizations of Latin America (USUPAL), the biggest Polish immigrants’ organisation in this continent. »

To the Polish Community in the whole world

From the letter of Bishop Zygmunt Zimowski, the delegate of the Polish Bishops’ Conference for Polish migrants abroad.

In his letter directed to the Polish migrants abroad Bishop Zygmunt Zimowski encourages to faithfulness to the Cross of Christ. »

We do not teach for the school but for life...

Katarzyna Woynarowska

Schools for Polish community. Classes on Saturday, in the morning. In the times when patriotic feelings are said to be over, such schools are full of pupils. They are located close to churches; they are run by associations or Polish immigrants’ organisations. »

Policy concerning Polish communities abroad

Czeslaw Ryszka

Apparently Poland, besides China, Italy and Germany, has the biggest diaspora (the so-called Polonia). It is estimated that several million Polish people live abroad. »

American ‘Polonia’ with Benedict XVI

Fr Michal Czyzewski, OSPPE

The Archdiocese of New York celebrates its 200th anniversary. The preparations to the main celebration began in the archdiocese in the year that preceded the jubilee. »

Travelling bishop

Fr Ireneusz Skubis talks to Bishop Ryszard Karpinski, who was the delegate of the Polish Conference of Bishops for Polish Immigrants for five years.

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