Anna Cichobłazinska talks to Ewa Siemaszko, the author of the publication about the massacres of Poles in Volhynia and Eastern Galicia conducted by the Ukrainian nationalists.
In 2007 the Polish Parliament passed a resolution to celebrate the International Day of Memory about Katyn Genocide Victims on 13th April. This year the celebrations were moved to Good Friday on 10th April. »
Currently, there is a chance to explain the true circumstances of the death of General Wladyslaw Sikorski, who was killed in the mysterious airplane crash at Gibraltar on 4 July 1943. »
The book entitled ‘«Nadejdzie kiedys dzien wolnosci». Wspomnienia’ [«The day of freedom will come some day». Recollections] by Fr Antoni Marchewka, the third editor-in-chief of ‘Niedziela’ in the years 1945-53, published in the series of the Library of Niedziela, is available in bookstores. »
Let us remind and warn next generations of another Katyn, an almost unknown case of Polish people’s martyrology. The unexpected and sudden Hitler’s attack against the Soviet ally on 22 June 1941 completed surprised Stalin and the Soviet Communist Party of Bolsheviks. »
When 25 years ago, on Easter Monday during the martial law, a group consisting of several people broadcast their first programme of the underground Solidarity radio the communists were furious. The underground activists broke the communists’ monopoly for radio information. »
Milena Kindziuk talks to Mateusz Wyrwich, a specialist in political relationships and the author of the book 'Kapelani Solidarnosci' [Chaplains of Solidarity Movement]
Zachariasz Jablonski, OSPPE
The Golden Jubilee, fifty years of the Visitation, fifty years of the Mystery of Salvation - these are not only material, empirical events or even only spiritual and intellectual events. Let us look at them as some whole, analysing particular stages of the Visitation. »
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Andrea Tornielli, the author of the latest bibliography of Pius XII.
The seizure of the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) played a key role in the course of the Warsaw Rising. Thanks to that victory the Polish forces could enter the old town (Stare Miasto). And they had excellent provisions, captured in the Works, which would last for a several day fight. »
Agnieszka Konik-Korn talks to Prof. Dr. Andrzej Chwalba, Chairman of the Organisational Committee of the Congress.
Foreign scholars of Polish history can write very good books on our history. Looking at our country from a different perspective they see it as belonging to certain circle of civilisation, they stress our fight for independence, martyrology as well as the significance of freedom and sovereignty. »
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Mateusz Szpytma, historian, employed at the Institute of National Remembrance.
63 years ago in Markowa, the Ulma family - Jozef and Wiktoria together with their children: Stasia, Basia, Wladziu, Franus, Antos, Marysia and unborn child, were murdered for having hidden Jews by the Germans. The Ulmas were awarded the medal of the Righteous Among the Nations.' Their beautification process began in 2003. »
This place has become an oasis for the Polish insurrectionists who were dispersed in the East. It was named Adampol, after its founder Duke Adam Czartoryski. Formerly, people used to speak about it as 'Soplicowo on the Bosporus'. Today, Polonezköy is inhabited by several dozen Polish families that have kept the Polish language and maintained connections with their homeland. »