Catholic Church in Poland
In 2011 two anniversaries important for the editorial office of the Catholic weekly ‘Niedziela’ coincided: the 85th anniversary of existence and the 30th anniversary of reactivity of the newspaper after 28 years of break caused by the sanctions of communist governments. »
As a reply to diocese bishops’ requests of 25 August 2011 about putting a new prayer initiative under the spiritual care of Pauline Fathers from Jasna Góra, another prayer meeting was held in Jasna Góra on 25 September 2011. »
This year pilgrimage of ‘Niedziela’ to Jasna Góra on 17 September included special anniversaries: 85th anniversary of establishing ‘Niedziela’ and the 30th anniversary of its return to readers after 28 years of silent period forced by communists. »
Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Jerzy Zawieyski, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Stefan Kisielewski, Miron Kolakowski, MP – are only some names from the long list of those who fought to reactivate ‘Niedziela’ on the press market in various periods of the history of this weekly. »
On 17 June 2011 the court in Torun rejected the motion, presented by Fr Tadeusz Rydzyk’s defenders, to send to the Constitutional Tribunal the legal question whether the regulations concerning public collections were in congruence with the Constitution. »
Fr Marek Luczak talks to Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis, the editor-in-chief of ‘Niedziela,’ on the 30th anniversary of the reactivation of the weekly and the 50th anniversary of his priesthood.
Traditionally, at the beginning of Lent, just after Ash Wednesday, the members of the Polish Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem had their retreats at Jasna Gora. »