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The young woman closed her eyes on the night just prior to her wedding and found herself being addressed by Mary, the Mother of God. The young woman was promised a wedding in a red dress. She dutifully and...
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Born on Easter in April of 1865, Saint Urszula Ledóchowska taught that great men and women are brought up on the holy laps of Christian mothers. This Austrian-born Countess had a most holy mother who brought up...
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These are troubling times. Europe is apparently on the verge of meltdown. Unable to withstand the heat caused by the growing friction between the European Union and its member states, especially as the former tries...
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I do not hide my ambition to follow directly in the footsteps of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, whose 1772 treatment, titled Considerations On the Government of Poland, is now one of the classic works...

As we traveled across Poland on a recent parish pilgrimage, we watched two films about Pope St. John Paul the Great. The first was Karol: The Man Who Became Pope. The second was Pope John Paul...
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Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Peter S. Rieth as he discusses Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a Polish martyr who was murdered while loving his enemies. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher
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Poland's foremost liberal thinker Adam Michnik, has been known to quote the XIXth century Russian liberal Alexander Hercen’'s attacks against Tsar Nicholas I while accusing President Vladimir Putin of the sort of despotism that Hercen saw in the...
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When Prince Adam Czartoryski of Poland found himself a prisoner of the Russian Tsar, Catherine the Great, following the failure of the Polish uprising of 1794 of which his family—previously sympathetic...
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From the translator: It is worth noting that this monumentally grim recollection on Ukrainians and Polish statehood, written by Major Henryk Krzeczkowski, begins from the plain statement that there exists a deep hatred of Poles by the...
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Seventy-two years ago, a slave army began the liberation of Europe in a small Belorussian village called Lenino. The Polish soldiers who fought in the battle of Lenino were slaves in the classical sense: living spoils of war...
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It is rather difficult to write intelligently about Stefan Kisielewski's first novel without prefacing the effort with a very long apologia. Perhaps it would be enough to simply say that his book is akin to Thoreau's
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Editor's Note: This essay was written by Roman Dmowski in 1937 and translated by Peter Strzelecki Rieth. Roman Dmowski is the Founding Father of the II Republic of Poland and the originator and principal political philosopher...
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Andrzej Duda Will Poland’s new President, Andrzej Duda, come to a practical appreciation of the fact that the Western enemies of the “dictatorship” of Vladimir Putin are screaming with equal alarm about the “fascism” overtaking...

This article was first published by Sputnik News/The Voice of Russia in December 2014 in the Polish language. It is a practical foreign policy reflection on Polish-Russian relations and a blueprint for their improvement. Americans often consider foreign...