Catholic Church in the world
Fr Andrzej Przybylski
Pope Benedict XVI devoted his first encyclical 'Deus caritas est' to love, the most beautiful and important value. The encyclical was presented in the Vatican and in Warsaw on 25 January 2006, reminding us that before his death John Paul II began writing an encyclical about love and mercy. »
The face of leprosy is cruel. Six million people suffer from leprosy in the whole world. In spite of our knowledge how leprosy spreads and the discovery of effective pharmaceuticals, we record several thousand cases of leprosy every year. We are celebrating the World Day for Those Afflicted by Leprosy on the last Sunday of January. »
About Catholics and Muslims in the Balkans
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Cardinal Vinko Puljic, Archbishop of Vrhbosna (Sarajevo), about the difficult situation of Catholics in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Fr Pawel Rozpiatkowski
The Congregation of Sisters of St Felix of Cantalice has celebrated the 150th anniversary this year. On 21 November 1855 Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska together with her cousin Clothilde Ciechanowska dedicated themselves to the will of God in helping the poor »
Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Archbishop Angelo Amato, Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ
The interview the Holy Father Benedict XVI gave to Polish Television, broadcast on 16 October 2005, is an astonishing and multi-dimensional event. The very fact that it was an unprecedented interview makes it a unique event. »
The Vatican published propositions, or pastoral suggestions, of the 11th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. Ordinarily the propositions approved by a Synod remain confidential. But with the approval of Pope Benedict XVI, the final suggestions of the Synod were made public. The text consists of 50 proposals structured in three chapters. »
'Who paints the picture for young people? Media, young people's language(s) and handing on the faith- that was the theme of the meeting of ca. 80 bishops, priests and laymen from all over Europe, which took place in Warsaw in September 2005. Archbishop John Patrick Foley, President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, participated in the assembly, which was organised by the European Bishops' Media Commission. »