Catholic Church in Poland

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Journalists from China in ‘Niedziela’

Fr Mariusz Frukacz

During their visit to Poland and Czestochowa several journalists from the Association of Chinese Journalists paid a visit to the editorial board of the Catholic Weekly ‘Niedziela'. »

Good is stronger

Piotr Chmielinski

– Fears about the future of the Church are vain. She cannot be destroyed in her deepest sacramental reality’, said Archbishop Henryk Hoser, SAC, during his ingress to the office in the Warsaw-Praga cathedral on 28 June. »

Dominicantes and Communicantes

Fr Pawel Rozpiatkowski

Polish churches are still full – according to the date prepared by the Institute of Statistics of the Catholic Church, run by the Pallotine Order and directed by Rev. Prof. Witold Zdaniewicz. »

In service to truth

Urszula Buglewicz

For 90 years John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (in Polish: KUL) has cultivated the Catholic faith and adherence to the Church. It is open to all people of good will who seek wisdom, truth and universal values in life. »

We do not want any levy in mass

Katarzyna Woynarowska talks to Fr Zbigniew Kucharski, Assistant General of the Catholic Youth Association (KSM)

I am going to explain it. From the point of view of the canon law the Association is one of the most ecclesiastical forms of lay communities in the ecclesiastical environment. »

Our Polish matters

Fr Zbigniew Suchy

With certain embarrassment did I accept the proposal of Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis to write a reflection on the speech of Archbishop Jozef Michalik of Przemysl, the President of the Polish Bishops’ Conference, during the Feast of Corpus Christi in Przemysl. »

Poland thanks God

Artur Stelmasiak

The June date of the Thanksgiving Day is to express our gratitude and memory of John Paul II whose pilgrimages began on the first days of June. »

Archbishop Henryk Hoser, SAC – new Archbishop of Warsaw-Praga


On 24 May 2008, the Holy Father Benedict XVI appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser (65), a member of the Pallottine Fathers, as Archbishop of Warsaw-Praga. »

Museums of the Great Poles

Artur Stelmasiak

The complex of God’s Providence will house multi-media museums dedicated to Pope John Paul II and to Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski. ‘These will be modern cultural institutions in which the lives and ministries of these two great Poles will be presented in an attractive way’, stresses Sylvia Kabala from the office of God’s Providence Centre. »

The National Shrine of God’s Providence

200 years of waiting

Artur Stelmasiak

The story of the construction of the Shrine of God’s providence began over 200 years ago. Poles have not managed to build a monument- votive church of God’s Providence for two centuries. »

New soldiers of Christ

Ewa Oset

‘The Holy Land does not need walls but bridges...’ said John Paul II during his visit to Israel in 2000. Today the situation in the Holy Land has not changed a lot. The constant Arab-Israeli conflict causes a decrease of the number of Christians in this territory. »


Fr Pawel Rozpiatkowski

Priestly and religious vocation is another subject of the sociological research, which the Institute of Statistics of the Catholic Church conducted among regularly practicing Catholics. The research was ordered by ‘Niedziela’. »

Young people speak about priesthood

Fr Krzysztof Pawlina

Priests have always been exceptional people in Polish society. When Poland was under the partitions and the communist system they played various functions apart from the religious one. After the fall of the communist regime one can sometimes hear the opinions that priests are not needed any more. »

In the cardinals’ circle

Milena Kindziuk and Andrzej Tarwid talk to Cardinal Jozef Glemp, Poland’s Primate, on the occasion of his 25 years of cardinalate.

Confession is the most difficult sacrament from the psychological point of view. One need not explain why. The one who often confesses sins or the one who seldom goes to confession and even the one who never confesses knows that. »

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