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Do not hide the truth

(L. D.)

Archbishop Slawoj Leszek Głodz accused the ruling party of making propaganda of success. 'One should neither hide the truth nor run away from it nor manipulate it fearing that the opinion polls will be unfavourable,' the Metropolitan of Gdansk warned the party. He celebrated Mass in St Mary's Basilica in Gdansk on the Feast of Mary, Queen of Poland and the anniversary of the Third of May Constitution. »

Live by the sword, die by the sword

Czeslaw Ryszka

On the Feast of 3rd May President Bronislaw Komorowski strongly criticised the opposition, and actually all Poles who thought differently than him, that they were 'non-patriotic' and that they 'tarnished the sanctities.' »

Shale gas - appetites grow

Boguslaw Kowalski

These are not only speculations of experts. The American Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported on the possibility of gas production from shale. In its report concerning potential formations for shale gas the EIA discusses the situation of 32 countries, including Poland. »

Poles with Silesian ‘nationality’

Czeslaw Ryszka

In the European Union, including Poland, the National Census of Population and Housing began on 1 April 2011. It will last till 30 June. Unlike the census of 2002, which allowed to give only one answer concerning nationality »

Poles living in Lithuania are endangered

Anna Cichoblazinska

Neither the Tsar nor the German occupation, nor the communist Russification nor labour migration broke us down, and so we are going to survive now, says Jaroslaw Narkiewicz, MP of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, member of the parliamentary Commission for Education, Science and Culture. »

Nation, i.e. long duration

Marcin Masny

Historians struggle with the lack of access to sources. Since there has been no access to the global sources of the elites for the last two hundred years. »

Two times two makes yet four

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Prof. Lucjan Piela about the lack of serious public debate and the need of independent thinking not only in the society.

SKOK in the report of the World Bank

Anna Cichoblazinska

The media focus on the Co-operative Savings and Credit Unions (the Polish name: SKOK) on the map of the co-operative movement in Poland. This dynamically developing financial institution, directing its offers to their members (every client becomes a member of a credit union), embraces over 2 million people, which is 15% of households. »

Polish elites are growing a beast

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Dr. Rafal Matyja about political rivalry that goes beyond the framework of usefulness and about arbiters who add fuel to the flames.

Polish aspects in the Middle East

Marian Miszalski

There are many indicators that ‘victory of democracy’ in Egypt can mean a victory of the Muslim Brotherhood or at least compromising concessions to this Muslim Brotherhood made by every regime that will replace Mubarak’s regime. »

Introducing the truth and freedom into Poles’ lives

Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis talks to Alicja Zajac, the Senator from Krosno, the widow of the late Senator Stanislaw Zajac, Beata Kempa, MP from the Law and Justice Party (PiS) from Wroclaw constituency and Mariusz Blaszczak, President of the Law and Justice Parliamentary Club and MP from Warsaw Area constituency.

University’s mission – present aspect

Professor Solomon Asch, born in Warsaw, conducted crucial and now classical psychological experiments in the USA in 1951. In these experiments (out of necessity we will described them only very briefly) the gathered students received a drawing. »

Polish scientists against manipulations in the media

The scientific environments are mustering their energies to defend the truth. A group of scientists from Warsaw University published an article entitled, ‘University’s mission – present aspect’ (WU periodical, issue 1 (51), February 2011), which was also published in ‘Niedziela’ (issue 8, pp. 20-21). »

Polish-Russian lorry conflict

Boguslaw Kowalski

It was a big astonishment for Polish freight companies. They were negatively surprised so much that they did not order their lorries to come back from Russia earlier. Consequently, over 1,000 lorries were held at the border. »

Islam against the civilisation of the West

Jozef Szaniawski

The bloody suicide bombing against the Christians praying in the church of Alexandria at midnight of the Christian New Year, 1 January 2011, was not only a ‘standard’ act of Islamic terrorism but also a symptom of a new intensified wave of aggression of Islam against the West as the American analysts of CIA and the NATO intelligence services say. »

Editor: Tygodnik Katolicki "Niedziela", ul. 3 Maja 12, 42-200 Czestochowa, Polska
Editor-in-chief: Lidia Dudkiewicz • Translation: Aneta Amrozik • E-mail: redakcja@niedziela.pl