Catholic Church in Poland
During the Sixth Youth Day, held at Jasna Gora, we could hear the question: – Do you know what these fathers and brothers in white habits, who are here around all the time, are called? »
Jerzy Robert Nowak
In the summer of 2006, the book entitled ‘Fear’ by Jan Tomasz Gross was published in the U.S.A. The book was a publication slandering Poland and Poles to a greater extent than ‘Neighbours’, the previous book written by this American Jewish sociologist. »
Agnieszka Strzepka talks to Rev. Professor Leon Dyczewski, OFMConv, the founder and director of the Postgraduate Studies in Social Communications and Journalism at the Catholic University of Lublin.
Milena Kindziuk talks to Cardinal Jozef Glemp about his conversations with Fr Jerzy, the attempts to save his life and the role of the Primate in the new film ‘Popieluszko.’.
Rev. Msgr Ireneusz Skubis talks to Rev. Krzysztof Pawlina, President of the Rectors’ Conference of the Diocesan and Religious Major Seminaries.
Fr Zbigniew Suchy talks to Archbishop Jozef Michalik of Przemysl, the President of the Polish Bishops’ Conference.
Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Fr Dariusz Cichor, a member of the Pauline Order, guide of the Warsaw Walking Pilgrimage, about the meaning of Christian pilgrimages.
Krakow is a unique sacral space in the world, which draws millions of pilgrims every year. The city of the indomitable Bishop Stanislaw, the beloved city of John Paul II, the place from which the message of Divine Mercy spreads - this is the spiritual treasury of our homeland. »
Fr Ireneusz Skubis
On 28 June we celebrate the feat of Saint Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr. This saint helps us understand theology, Christ and man better just as he helped his contemporaries. Saint Irenaeus is the patron saint of the only student center parish and the patron of the church that is being built there. »
The legendary bishop of Przemysl Ignacy Tokarczuk formed his character during the atmosphere of war, hunger, terror and provocation of two totalitarianisms. In spite of such experiences he was not afraid of telling the faithful that communism was a temporary system and the formation of the spirit should not be neglected. »
Lidia Dudkiewicz talks to Senator Czeslaw Ryszka, author of the book about the priest ‘who did not bow before the communists’.
The Reverend Monsignor Jozef Wojcik has been a living legend. 35 years ago he ‘freed’ the copy of the Miraculous Picture of Our Lady, which the communists had arrested during the visitation programme in Polish parishes. The Polish People’s Republic sentenced him 18 times for his heroic behaviour, and he imprisoned nine times. »