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. »
Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Jerzy Polaczek, MP, about the success of serviceability of the Polish motorways, a billiard club in Shanghai and ‘beautiful chaos.’
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. »
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. »
Archbishop Jozef Michalik
Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski was the authority during the times of his ministry. Can he be a guide/leader in the Polish land today, too? »
The cooperative movement is developing in Ukraine. It was restored in 1992 thanks to the help of the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada, the USA and Australia. The Polish Savings and Credit Unions SKOK have made a big contribution to the development of our Eastern neighbour. »