The world needs the witness of your faith!
Fr Pawel Rozpiatkowski
The several days in Madrid must be called a joyful feast of faith that poured hope into the pessimists' hearts and snatched the argument of 'the fall of Christianity' out of the hands of the reluctant. »
'France, what have you done with your baptism?' (John Paul II)
Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis talks to Fr Jerzy Skotnicki, the parish priest of five French parishes.
I was ordained by Bishop Stefan Barela on 22 May 1983 - it was the last class of seminarians he ordained. For seven years I worked in the Diocese of Czestochowa. »
How a dream became tribute
Nobody in the whole world has a bigger collection of coins and medals with the image of John Paul II. »
The 21st century - age of Christianophobia?
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Prof. Massimo Introvigne, OSCE (Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe) representative on Combating Discrimination Against Christians.
Political pressure, this time on Mr Czuma
On 25 August 2011, proposing one amendment the MPs from the Civic Platform (PO) changed completely the content of the report of the parliamentary committee investigating alleged political pressure. »
Reflecting on the report of Miller's committee
Finally, on 3 August 2011, after several months of quarrels between the senators of the Law and Justice Party and the Speaker of the Polish Parliament, there was a debate on the Smolensk plane crash. »
The same, yet different
Agnieszka Dziarmaga talks to Rev. Msgr. Marian Janus, National Co-ordinator for Walking Pilgrimages, about the condition of contemporary pilgrimages.
A pilgrimage is a journey of believers to some place that has been sanctified by God's presence; its aim being to pray in the atmosphere of community and brotherhood, to seek God and be with him on the hard pilgrim's path. »
An increasingly longer nose of Pinocchio
Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Jerzy Polaczek, MP, about the success of serviceability of the Polish motorways, a billiard club in Shanghai and ‘beautiful chaos.’
Folks, I do not want to join your sect!
She told me she was almost losing her faith. One of the reasons was that in the Catholic country she did not know where to find help and she had no one to talk to. »
Report on the condition of the state
Inadequately trained, wrongly directed by the Russian air traffic controllers and fatally equipped airfield - the most important conclusions of the committee chaired by Jerzy Miller, the Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. »
Strengths and weaknesses of the Polish arms industry
National security is one of the most important tasks of the state. It is hard to realise it in separation from one's own military power and modern defence industry as infrastructure. The Polish commanders in the times of the Second Polish Republic, including Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski, were aware of that. Then the big national efforts led to the construction of the Central Industrial District, thanks to which restored Poland could base her sovereignty on her own productive potential. »
Beautiful men of God
Thinking about the Servants of God Michal Tomaszek and Zbigniew Strzalkowski I recollect the recently awarded film 'Of Gods and Men' - the French monks murdered in Algeria in 1996. The film does not focus on the murder and its motives but speaks about their daily lives, prayers, relationships and choices that led to the situation that the lives of non-ideal brothers 'fell to the ground, died and yielded much fruit.' We also have Polish men of God. »
Father and fearless prophet
Fr Jan Pach, OSPPE
There were such situations that the Church lost against the governments. And we can still lose against this or that government, this or that party, this or that state but we must not lose against the Nation. »
Wind of history
Withdrawal from the European Union?
On 10 February 1976 the Polish Parliament passed the amendments to the Constitution of the Polish People's Republic. From that time the superior law was 'the inseparable relation of the Polish-Russian friendship.' »
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