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EUROPE IS GETTING ARMOURED

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

If expenditures for the army are increased within NATO, there may be shortage of money to build a separate EU army »

EU TOILET CISTERN AND SWINGS

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

‘We managed to regain people’s trust. People do not want us to define toilet cistern or the height of swings’ – these are the words of the chief of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker said during a plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels. »

WE SHOULD NOT LET OTHERS CORNER US

WITOLD GADOWSKI

People who do not care about the Church at all, and perceive its teaching as a burden, are very willing to quote pope Francis speaking about the necessity of showing mercy to refugees from the Near East. »

ABORTION COUNTER-REVOLUTION

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

One of the first decisions of the new president of the USA Donald Trump was to withdraw financing from the state means of organizations promoting abortion abroad. By doing it, he put a cat among the pigeons. »

ROOTS OF EUROPE

WŁODZIMIERZ RĘDZIOCH

I witnessed an unusual ceremony of granting the title of the Honoured Canon of the Basilica of St. John on Lateran to the president of France Nicolas Sarkozy. The ceremony was held on 20 December 2007. »

AIMLESS UNION

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

All EU aims are failing one by one, and the most important event may turn out to be the exit of the Great Britain from the Union. »

THE FUTURE OF TUSK

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

During an informal summit meeting of the European Council on Malta, Donald Tusk announced that he would apply for remaining on the post of the chairperson of this organ for the second cadency. It was not surprising to me. »

NEW MISSION OF HELENA

SYLWIA NIEDZIESKA

She loved God, people, life. She helped everybody who needed support. She was murdered in Bolivia where she served as a missionary volunteer in an orphanage for children. Helena Kmieć was only 25 »

EU LIFELINE

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Those who are complaining about and reporting against Poland, are confessing it repentantly, but what is the most important – they are entrusting themselves under care. »

GOODBYE OBAMA – HELLO, TRUMP

TOMASZ WINIARSKI

The last two months of the year 2016 were an extremely important time for the United States. The sensational and considered as hardly possible result of the presidential election became a confirmation of the forthcoming reshuffle in the American politics and at its highest level »

LIBERAL EUROPE?

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

EU sophisticated games and tricks, unfortunately, fail to go together with moods of Europe citizens. »

IN THE EU SNARE

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Rightist and freedom parties in the European Union are perceived negatively. Nearly all of them. The real ones, which are authentic. »

SENSE OF SAFETY

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Outside the European Parliament in Brussels I got into a taxi. After a few minutes we had to stop, because in the very middle of the street there was a car with turned on engine, blocking traffic in both directions. Flickering lights did not bring any results, so the taxi driver, nearly brushing against other cars and a curb, miraculously pushed his way through. »

POWDERING A WOUND

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

The ending year 2016 will undoubtedly be associated with Brexit in the history of the European Union. In June the society of Great Britain made a decision in a referendum: we are leaving the European Union. Immediately after this act, discussions on its consequences began. »

GOD IS BEING BORN

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Slowly normality, tradition, religion are returning. There are appearing characters of the Holy Family, Three Kings, shepherds at the crib on more and more Christmas cards. »

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