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DAY OF KAZIMIERZ PUŁASKI

Source: TVP info

Donald Trump paid tribute to the Polish general »

ONE CAN STILL HEAR SHOOTINGS AND EXPLOSIONS

Fr. Marek Łuczak talks with Fr. Mariusz Boguszewski being in Aleppo in Syria, who works in the organization Help to Church in Need »

HUNTING FOR WITCHES?

TOMASZ WINIARSKI

In the opinion of the Office of the National Intelligence Director of USA, Moscow saw a candidate in the person of Donald Trump, with whom – speaking colloquially – it will be easier for Russia to communicate. Hence, there are attempts made by Russia to bring a harm to its main rival – Hillary Clinton. »

TRAGEDY WHICH BRINGS US CLOSER TO GOD

Fr. Mariusz Krawiec SSP talks with the auxiliary bishop of charkowsko-zaporoska diocese in Ukraine Jan Sobiło – a coordinator of a humanitarian action ‘Pope for Ukraine’, organized by the Holy See »

OUR FAMILIES TORN APART

WITOLD DUDZIŃSKI

It is years that not only the German, but what is worse – the Polish authorities have been deaf to the voices of Polish parents in Germany whose children were taken away by Jungendamt under all kinds of pretext. Maybe it will change »

TRUMP IN EUROPE

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Donald Trump arrived in Europe. Earlier the president of the United States had visited Saudi Arabia and Israel which, certainly, had its political symbolism. However, these are not guests which are so important. Donald Trump appeared in Brussels in order to participate in the summit NATO meeting. »

MARCON’S GERMANY

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

‘Good cooperation for the sake of Germany, France and Europe’ – those were the wishes that the chancellor Merkel was wishing to Macron, after the victorious parliamentary election in France. »

A REFORM OF THE UNION

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

‘In order to meet our all needs, the European resolution must be socialist’- this is a fragment of the Manifest from Ventotete, written by Altiero Spinelli, a communist founder of the European Union. He wrote this text during the Second World War together with another creator of European federalism Ernesto Rossim, when he was in prison on Ventotete island. »

A COUNTER-ATTACK ON THE EU

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

For the post-EU politicians and clerks, that is, the Euro-enthusiasts, the result of the presidential election in the USA was a shock. It can’t have happened – they said. Moreover, nobody had thought before that it was Great Britain which would be existing from the EU, so the result of the referendum about brexit and then the victory of Trump strengthened the emotional shock. »

CHILDREN CANONIZED

GRZEGORZ GÓRNY

It was a historic event because the youngest believers in the history of Church were canonized. Well, there had been earlier cases of canonizing younger people, but these had always been martyrs, who had lost their lives at the times of persecutions with other believers of Jesus. »

IT HAPPENED AFTER FIVE IN THE AFTERNOON

PAWEŁ ZUCHNIEWICZ

There are a lot of significant dates and time in which these facts took place. Certainly, the first one is the birth – on 18 May, after 5 in the afternoon. The same time appeared in the second key stage of his life – on 16 October1978, when Karol Wojtyła ‘died’ and John Paul II was born. »

WHO IS CYNICALLY PLAYING WITH IMMIGRANTS

MICHAŁ KARNOWSKI

Polish bishops deserve a lot of respect as they are really caring for our Christian perspective so that it would not be obscured by the political one connected with the issue of refugees and immigrants from Islamic countries. »

EU HISTORY AND MONEY

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

In Brussels, just near the building of the European Parliament, there was a solemn ceremony of opening the House of European History. Its realization lasted for 10 years, and the very idea appeared in the mind of the chairperson of the EP at that time, the German MEP Hans-Gert Pottering. »

UNANIMOUS BEFORE THE BREAKUP

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

The Holy Father is not analyzing any details and ‘is not intruding’ into political issues. However, he has been warning for a long time. Similarly as three years ago in the European Parliament in Strasburg. However, the leaders of the European Union are looking at a different direction. Surely, the atmosphere in Brussels is different from the one in Vatican. »

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