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ITALY, THE COUNTRY ‘DOOMED’ TO EARTHQUAKES

WŁODZIMIERZ RĘDZIOCH

At night on 24 August at 3.36 in Italy there was earthquake which comprised provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Rieti. The strongest earthquake was 6.0 in Richter’s scale, and the epicenter of the earthquake was on the depth of 4 km, that is, very shallow, which brought consequences on the ground of the earth – casualties in people and material losses – were serious. »

AN INTERRUPTED HOLIDAY

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

The chancellor of Germany was forced to interrupt her Holiday. After the series of assassinations initiated mostly by immigrants, another wave of criticism fell on her. Polls of popularity of Angela Merkel dropped again. German media are following the situation and show this drop. »

YOU MUST SHARE YOUR GIFT

MATEUSZ WYRWICH

Outside Poland, over 20 million Poles live, including a few dozen million children and the youth. This July 300 young people arrived at Poland for the First World Congress of the Polish Youth in Warsaw. Among organizers of the congress there were, among the others, the Polish Episcopal Conference and the Catholic Youth Association. »

ASSASSINATIONS, ASSASSINATIONS…

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

We have harrdly recovered from the assassinations in Brussels, when every several days we are informed about the new ones. After the bestial overrunning tens of innocent people in Nicea by a driver – jihad of an enormous truck, it turns out that the gloomy terroristic series of assassinations is still going on. »

BARROSO REACTIVATION

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

It may turn out that the former chief of the European Commission, will be the first to earn on Brexit. »

AN EXAMPLE OF CAMERON

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

In a referendum campaign, Teresa May, similarly as Cameron, opted for staying in the structures of the Union »

NO MORE ZLOTYS

MICHAŁ KARNOWSKI

I am sorry to write it but everything proves that if considering a historical image in the eyes of other nations, we are in the bottom. Not only the New York liberal newspapers but even a Belarusian Noble-prize winner Swietłana Aleksijewicz allow themselves for changing Poles from German crimes victims into perpetrators. »

WE WANT TO BE TOGETHER

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

"We want to be together" - is the main message of the leaders of 27 European Union countries, who met in Brussels after the announcement of the result of the British referendum. Donald Tusk convened for the summit meeting of the European Council . Discussions were about two days. »

THEY ARE LOOKING FOR THEIR HOME

FR. MAREK ŁUCZAK

They are people like us – said Ban Ki-moon, the UNO General Secretary. – Before they had to leave their homes, they had lived a normal life. And now their greatest dream is to return to normality anew »

TIMMERMANS

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Frans Timmermans defines himself as a Catholic politician, although he does not agree with Pope »

BEFORE BREXITEM

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Great anxiety prevailed in the EU chambers. For the day of British referendum approaching with great strides. Citizens of the United Kingdom will vote for staying or leaving the European Union. Past surveys indicated that the minimal, yet the majority wants to remain in the EU structures. »

TURKEY – A TIME BOMB WITH A DELAYED IGNITION

Włodzimierz Rędzioch talks with Massimo Introvign, a professor of sociology and religion at the Papal Salesian University, and an author of a book ‘Turkey and Europe’ and essays about the Party of Justice and Development of President Erdogan, about the complicated situation in Turkey and the role of this country in the international arena »

MERCIFUL JESUS CAME OUT ONTO STREETS OF VILNUS

Catholic News Agency

The Secretary of the Holy See cardinal Pietro Parolin went to Vilnus on 6 May 2016. He was a personal papal legate at the National Congress of Mercifulness in Lithuania, which was the central event of ceremonies in the present Holy Year of Mercifulness in Lithuania. The Lithuanian Congress ended on 8 May with the Holy Mass on the Cathedral Square in Vilnus. »

PLAN B

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI 

I was returning to Poland by plane from Strasbourg, with a stopover in Frankfurt. A huge airport, lots of TVs, and news live on them. I spoke Angela Merkel, and beneath the screen bar with its main written message: "House of Europe remains open." This meant that Germany was going further. »

A BULLET IN THE FENCE

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

After the terroristic assassinations in Paris, the European Commission decided to make provisions concerning fire weapon stricter. In fact this policy leads to a serious restriction of selling personal, hunting and sport weapon. The project raises great controversies and emotions. »

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Editor-in-chief: Lidia Dudkiewicz • Translation: Aneta Amrozik • E-mail: redakcja@niedziela.pl