On the ways of faith

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Where was Lord God?

Archbishop Jozef Michalik, Metropolitan of Przemysl

From time to time there arises the question about God's presence, about the sense of the Asian tragedy, in articles, radio talks and television programmes concerning this tragedy. People try to understand if that was God's punishment - these are the opening lines of Archbishop Michalik's reflection, which is entitled 'Where was Lord God?', and which refers to the earthquake in Asia. »

Historic meaning of Jesus

Fr Marian Rusecki

'Every man is looking for some stable and fundamental point of reference, which he can refer his life to'. For every Christian the fundamental point of reference is Christ who is the centre of the history of salvation, the central point of reference of all salvific events. In his article entitled 'Historic meaning of Jesus' Fr Marian Rusecki writes about the turning point in the history of humankind, which was the birth of Jesus Christ. »

Let us look at the hands of the UN officers

Wlodzimierz Redzioch is interviewing Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi CS, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the EU and its agencies in Geneva.

In 1994, in Cairo, the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development was held. Some countries of the rich North treated it as an occasion to force the unethical politics of birth control on the Third World countries. 10 years after that disreputable meeting the time has come to evaluate its results. »

Reading the signs of the times...

Fr Zbigniew Suchy interviews Archbishop Jozef Michalik, Metropolitan of Przemysl, President of the Polish Episcopate Conference

An important year goes by

Fr Zbigniew Suchy interviews Archbishop Jozef Michalik, Metropolitan of Przemysl, President of the Polish Episcopate Conference

The UN engineers of morality

Czeslaw Ryszka

During the recent session of the UN Human Rights Committee there was an unprecedented interference in Poland's internal affairs. The Committee recommended that Poland should legalise abortion, refund contraceptives and abortion pills from the state budget as well as introduce sexual education in school. »

Does the United Nations pose a threat to Poland's sovereignty?

Wlodzimierz Redzioch is interviewing Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino

The Holy See delegation for the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which was held in Cairo in 1994, prevented some regulations, including 'the right' to abortion on demand, from being introduced into the final document. Wlodzimierz Redzioch discusses with Archbishop Renato Raffaele Martino, member of the Vatican delegation, how we can look at this conference from the perspective of a decade. »

'Why are you downcast...'

Fr Ireneusz Skubis

The editor-in-chief of 'Niedziela' Monsignor Ireneusz Skubis is also known for his bold speeches, sermons and homilies. Below we present one of his sermons in which the preacher asks the important question: what has happened to the joy we should have when we confess our faith in Jesus Christ. »

'Every man is precious to me'

Fr Henryk Zielinski is interviewing Archbishop Leszek Glodz, Major General, former Field Bishop of the Polish Army, and the new Bishop of the Diocese of Warszawa-Praga.

Archbishop Leszek Glodz, Major General, former Field Bishop of the Polish Army, speaks about the army ministry, the establishment of the Field Ordinariate and vision of his ministry for the laity. The Holy Father John Paul II nominated him the Bishop of the Warszawa-Praga Diocese. »

On the road of ministering...

Fr Zbigniew Suchy interviews Archbishop Jozef Michalik, Metropolitan of Przemysl, President of the Polish Episcopate Conference.

Archbishop Jozef Michalik, Doctor of Divinity, President of the Polish Episcopate Conference, Metropolitan of Przemysl, speaks about his bishop's ministry, comments on the 7th Congress of Polish Theologians. The interview with Archbishop Michalik is the first of a series of talks on problems presented by the readers of 'Niedziela'. »

The Father and I are one. (John 10:30)

Archbishop Jozef Michalik

Archbishop Jozef Michalik, D.D., President of the Polish Episcopal Conference, member of the Congregation for Bishops, Consultor of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. We publish his homily delivered on 2 May, 2004, during the service at the place of construction of the Temple of Holy Providence in Warsaw. »

The Conciliar Decree on the Means of Social Communication

Bishop Adam Lepa

Bishop Adam Lepa, D.D., lecturer on the pedagogy of mass media, member of the Commission for the Means of Social Communication in the Polish Bishops' Conference, member of the European Bishops' Committee of Means (CEEM), specialist in media, writes about the conciliar decree 'Inter Mirifica', promulgated in 1963. »

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