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Public opinion polls like mirrors?

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Dr. Tomasz Zukowski.

Every day we are bombarded, overwhelmed, by opinion poll results. Polls concern all issues. Is it not exaggeration? »

A child was killed in a child

Czeslaw Ryszka

Fourteen year-old Agata from Lublin, who had been pregnant - I wrote about it last week - had an abortion on the last day when the abortion could be legally conducted (the Polish law allows abortion till the 12th week in case of pregnancy resulting from a criminal action, mainly rape). »

Europe’s future in the hands of Ireland?

Fr Ireneusz Skubis

In the national referendum held on 12 June 2008 the Irish voted against the Treaty of Lisbon. I noticed that after the results of the referendum had been announced many Europeans had sad faces and at the same time a special kind of political activity occurred. »

Propaganda, political and other patterns

Marian Miszalski

At its last congress the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) elected Grzegorz Napieralski, a relatively young man, as their leader. The left wing circles eagerly compare him to the Spanish socialist Zapatero, and Napieralski seems to have nothing against it. »

Every life is holy

Czeslaw Ryszka

This event has infuriated millions in Poland. As the media reported after ‘Gazeta Wyborcza’ two hospitals in Lublin and one hospital in Warsaw refused to abort the pregnancy of a 14 year old girl, who became pregnant as the result of a rape. »

Pass it on

Magdalena Guziak

The mission of the Catholic Youth Association ends when we begin enjoying only our own company. Our task and the greatest joy are to be with other people. »

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

Urszula Buglewicz

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin has existed for 90 years. Its foundation was connected with Poland that regained independence in 1918. The University was founded by Fr Idzi Radziszewski, who became its first rector. »

POLAND - a guinea pig?

Stanislaw Wiackowski

The activities of big biotechnological concerns aim at gaining control over the food production and farmers, including the Polish farmers, and subordinating them to their commercial objectives. »

Motherhood - continuous adventure

Marta Bilonowicz-Hutna

Being a mother is not easy. Motherhood means huge responsibility and active dedication of your life to another person. It also means watching, organising, setting principles, controlling and always being on the alert. »

Tolerance - I accept everything?

Fr Ireneusz Skubis

What does it mean to be tolerant? We often speak about someone that he or she is a tolerant person. It generally means that he does not mind, that he can accept anything. »

‘Patriotism of tomorrow’ in the pincers of ideology

Kazimierz Michal Ujazdowski, the minister of culture in 2000-2001 and 2005-2007, initiator of the Association Lower Silesia XXI

Explaining the universe

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Rev. Prof. Michal Heller, a theologian, physicist, mathematician and cosmologist, the 2008 Templeton Prize winner.

Who doesn’t want Polish Radio for thinking people?

Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Krzysztof Czabanski, Board Chairman of Polish Radio.

Let us love the Polish flag

Maria Zmigrodzka

In February 2004 the Polish Parliament established a new national holiday on 2 May as the Polish Flag Day and at the same time it is also celebrated as a day of Polish immigration or Poles abroad, so called Polonia Day. This holiday falls after Labour Day and before May 3 when we celebrate the anniversary of the Constitution passed in 1791. »

Solidarity towards our neighbour

Anna Bensz-Idziak

Since 2001 we have been observing a sudden increase in interest in voluntary work. Such work has become a way of spending free time, gaining experiences or doing unselfish good for other people. »

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