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Christians in the homeland of Christ
Fr Pawel Rytel-Andrianik
The exodus of Christians from the Holy Land was one of the main topics of Pope Benedict’s speeches during his last pilgrimage. The question arises, ‘why do Christians leave the Promised Land?’ »
The Church in the Holy Land awaits Benedict XVI
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo of Nazareth, Latin Patriarchal Vicar General for Israel
As the logo of Benedict XVI’s pilgrimage we have chosen the drawing of the monument to Jesus and the Apostle Peter who stands at the See of Galilee in Tabgha. »
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, yesterday and today
Lidia Dudkiewicz talks to His Excellence Lieutenant Karol Boleslaw Szlenkier, the Polish superior of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Karol Boleslaw Szlenkier has belonged to the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem for 10 years. He was admitted at the investiture ceremony in Miechow in 1999 »
Polish accent in Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem
Fr Ireneusz Skubis
This is the fourth time that the workers of the editorial board of ‘Niedziela’ are making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, with Rev. Dr. Krzysztof Kowalik from the Pilgrimage Office of the Pallotine Fathers as their guide. »
The issue of the Lefebvre Schism
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talked to Cardinal Georges Cottier.
Cardinal Georges Cottier, the former theologian to John Paul II’s papal house, comments on the whole affair caused by the decision of Benedict XVI to lift the excommunication on the four traditionalist bishops. »
Pilgrim of hope
Fr Pawel Rozpiatkowski
The Holy Father Benedict XVI begins his pilgrimage to Africa on 17 March. The Successor of St Peter is going to visit the Black Continent for the eleventh time. The tour will include only tow countries: Cameroon and Angola. »
Anna Artymiak talks to Br. Raffaele Hatem Taym, OFM.
It is hard to speak about this although now I tell pilgrims about this event. I usually begin with the question: Have anyone of you experienced being held at home when someone else has the keys? »
Time for accelerated evangelisation?
Fr Ireneusz Skubis talks to Fr Tom Forrest, CSsR.
We celebrate the Pauline Year. You are a precursor of new evangelisation. And the Year of St Paul is not only the time for new evangelisation but also the time for accelerated evangelisation. »
Fr Jozef Kubicki, TChr
In Poland and the Polish immigrants’ centres we are experiencing the ninth Day of Prayer and material help for the Church in the East, which was initiated by the Polish Bishops’ Conference and approved by Bishop Zygmunt Zimowski. »
De-Christianization of Christmas
Fr Pawel Rozpiatkowski
Christmas without Christmas? Yes, it is possible. The City Council of Oxford voted for it. From this year Christmas becomes Winter Light Festival. »
Report on Christians’ persecutions
The 20th century rightly deserved its name: a century of ‘Christian martyrs.’ It seems that the 21st century can also be marked by the blood of Christ’s followers. »
From missionary trails
Fr Marek Woldan, a priest from the Diocese of Czestochowa, who currently works in Papua, writes about his missionary life.
Today I continue my missionary story, which I began last week. Returning to Kupara I already took part in the so-called patrol, a journey to one of my missionary stations. »
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