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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. »

EUROPE, THAT IS, WHAT?

GRZEGORZ GÓRNY

We can often hear a statement that we, Europeans, live in the western civilization. However, what is this West? »

ASKING PEOPLE

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Feeling deceived, the German society begins to turn away from the biggest traditional political formations »

FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN

ANNA WYSZYŃSKA

It was a freezing cold, although sunny morning. 30 January 2012 the copy of the Icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa was leaving the monastery at Jasna Góra, in order to set off to the East on a further pilgrimage. »

TURKS IN EUROPE

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Over 3 million of Turkish diaspora live in Germany, who do not integrate with the German society to a large extent »

THEY ATTACKED US

WOJCIECH DUDKIEWICZ

Less people were killed in terroristic assassinations in Brussels than in Paris recently, but results may paradoxically bigger »

EVERY EVENING I CAN SEE HIS FIGURE

ALEKSANDRA ZAPOTOCZNA TALKS WITH CARDINAL JÓZEF TOMKO

Aleksandra Zapotoczna talks with cardinal Józef Tomko »

LIFE IN THE UNION

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

Life at elderly age in the union is not safe. Hidden problems, including the ones connected with retirement, lead to more often procedures of the so-called enriching elderly age with dignity, that is, introducing euthanasia »

TERROR IN BRUSSELS

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

‘Terrorists’ purpose is Europe’ – said the president of France Francois Hollande a few hours after terrorist assassinations in Brussels. Before that other government chiefs had expressed their opinions, among the others, prime ministers of Belgium and Poland. »

A GAME WITH THE EU FUNDS

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

The opposition does not give up and because it did not manage to take control of the Constitutional Tribunal, it chose Brussels and Strasburg as the main field of a battle. »

A DANGEROUS MISSION IN SYRIA

ARTUR STELMASIAK

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki has returned from a several-day pastoral visit in Syria. He saw results of fights, bombarding and terrorist assassinations »

A PRAYER AND MEDITATION

MIROSŁAW PIOTROWSKI

In the buildings of the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasburg, one can pray and meditate. All religions in one building. The chairperson of the EP, a socialist Martin Schulz, refused to give one room for a chapel for the Christians. »

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