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COULD KAMIL FROM WROCLAW LIVE?

AGNIESZKA ZUREK

Sad events from the last days which took place in Wroclaw caused a hot discussion in Poland about criteria allowing for stating death of a man. Protests of the mother and friends of 17-year-old Kamil against disconnecting him from a respirator and taking organs from him for transplant oblige us to undertake a good debate about brain death and the merits of applying these criteria in stating death »

WE MUST STOP BEING THE CRIPPLES

Fr. Marek Łuczak talks with Jaś Mela about a fight with adversities of the fate, about God who can be a support in illness, about unprecedented journey onto the pole and about the significance of human love

COUNTRY IS NOT A DICTATOR

Włodzimierz Rędzioch talks with cardinal Elio Sgreccia, a retired Chair of the Papal Academy Pro Vita about the clause of conscience and the rule of the common welfare in the attitude to the statutory law

ISRAEL – GAZA FROM AT CLOSE QUARTERS

FR. PAWEŁ RYTEL-ANDRIANIK

In the Holy Land, instead of the greeting ‘Good morning’. ‘Peace’ is said – in Hebrew ‘Szalmon’, and in Arabian ‘Salam’. Peace is a great desire of these two nations. Events of the last weeks, however, prove the fact that the process of peace in the Near East is in a deep crisis. »

WE MUST NOT GIVE IN

Mateusz Wyrwich talks with a historian prof. Andrzej Nowak

BLACK CASES

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Russia, that is, Ukrainian separatists, give back the black cases. They are nearly intact. They got to England to the request of the Dutch whom there were the most on the board of the shot down the Malaysian airplane. 298 innocent people were killed, including children and babies. The prime minister of Holland, Mark Rutte, is very outraged. There is no doubt who stands behind it. »

A TOUCHING REMINISCENCE OF MARIA OKONSKA FROM THE WARSAW UPRISING

SHOTS OF THE ROSARY

GRZEGORZ POLAK

There are very few books about religious life in the Warsaw Uprising. There is more information from soldiers’ reports than civilians from that painful time. Therefore, the booklet of the founder of the Institute of the Primate Wyszynski, Maria Okonska, who died last year, has such a great value. The title of the book is ‘Reminiscence from the Warsaw Uprising’. »

THE ALTAR ‘THE STAR FROM KAZAKHSTAN’

BOGUSLAW OLSZONOWICZ

In the sanctuary of Our Lady, the Queen of Peace in Oziornoje in Kazakhstan, on 2 July there were annual ceremonies to the worship of the Patron of this place. At that time, the newly built chapel was sanctified in which an altar of adoration of the Holiest Sacrament ‘The star of Kazakhstan’ was installed. The Holy Mass was concelebrated by the apostolic nuncio in Kazakhstan archbishop Miguela M. Buenda »

POLICE AND PROSECUTORS ON A CEMETERY

ACTIONS LIKE DURING A MURDER?

MATEUSZ WYRWICH

On Thursday 10 July this year, after the end of ‘excavations’ carried out by a team of prof. Krzysztof Szwagrzyk, searching for victims murdered by the Security Office, the police entered the area of the parish cemetery in Warsaw. First there were policemen in civil clothes, then there were uniformed policemen. Several minutes later Mrs. Procurator arrived. »

A LITTLE GIRL WHO DEVOTED HERSELF TO GOD

MAREK P. TOMASZEWSKI

It was morning, 6 April 1939. In the Spanish city San Sebastian a little girl called Maria del Carmen with her grandmother and brother was going to the divine service of the Great Thursday to the parish of a Good Shepherd. The Easter retreats, which she had already had at school, prepared her to experience the ceremonies of the Paschal Triduum in an exceptional way. »

HOW IT IS POSSIBLE TO CHANGE THE COUNTRY INTO A SHEBANG

Wlodzimierz Redzioch conducts an interview with Nello Scavo - who has been dealing with the issue for years, and in Poland known as the author of the book ‘A list of Bergoglio. Saved by Francis at the times of dictatorship’ about dramatic results of gambling games

GAMBLING KILLS

WLODZIMIERZ REDZIOCH

Whenever I go to the bar near my house, I always see somebody in front of automats. In the early morning an elderly woman appears who comes here in slippers, later I see a genteel lady in the middle age who spends hours at the automat. It became tradition for many clients, that after drinking coffee they throw a few coins into a machine in order to play ‘for fun’. »

IN SEARCH FOR THE ROOTS OF A DOCTOR’S ETHOS

KAZIMIERZ SZALATA

Facing new challenges which appeared together with the development of bio-medical sciences in the contemporary medicine, there is a good professional and moral formation of doctors, based on the most valuable examples »

A UNIVERSAL CATHOLIC ATTACK

CZESLAW RYSZKA

I do not remember whose words these are that today not atheists are dangerous but believers who look at everything indifferently. How current these words have become today, stimulating the Catholics to act! For, who would suspect that there would be so effective protests against the blasphemous spectacle ‘Golgotha picnic’. The definite protests of many Catholic groups in Poznan led to the cancellation of the spectacle from Malta Festival »

A CONFLICT AROUND ‘GOLGOTHA PICNIC’

IWONA GALINSKA

Besides the tape scandal which has recently been present in the minds of our society, there is another scandal ‘Golgotha picnic’. We entered from political mud into the morass of culture »

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