From the Vatican
The news about the murder of Father Santoro in Trabzon, Turkey, was released together with the announcement of the official visit of Benedict XVI to Turkey. The head of the office of Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer told the paper 'Hurriyet' that the Pope would visit the country on 28 November 2006. »
On 22 February, on the liturgical Feast of the Chair of St Peter, Benedict XVI named 15 new cardinals during the general audience. He said that on 24 March there would be a Consistory at which the future cardinals would receive their insignia. Archbishop Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow is one of the appointed cardinals. »
Rev. Dr. Ireneusz Skubis talks to Rev. Dr. Hab. Antoni Debinski, Professor of KUL, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration, Catholic University of Lublin.
The commentary on the binding law, concerning not only adjective law (rules of procedure) but also substantive law (nature and essence of sanctity) is now available on the market as the most extensive research in the field to date. »
Fr Andrzej Przybylski
Pope Benedict XVI devoted his first encyclical 'Deus caritas est' to love, the most beautiful and important value. The encyclical was presented in the Vatican and in Warsaw on 25 January 2006, reminding us that before his death John Paul II began writing an encyclical about love and mercy. »
Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ
The interview the Holy Father Benedict XVI gave to Polish Television, broadcast on 16 October 2005, is an astonishing and multi-dimensional event. The very fact that it was an unprecedented interview makes it a unique event. »
Interview with the Holy Father Benedict XVI
The interview was given by the Holy Father Benedict XVI to Polish Television and broadcasted at 8.10 p.m. on 16 October 2005.
Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks about Pope Benedict XVI to Paul Badde, German Vaticanist for Die Welt.
Introd mayor Osvaldo Naudin speaks about Benedict's holiday this year.
After John Paul II's death the inhabitants of Valle d'Aosta were convinced that the tradition of papal holiday in the Italian Alps ended. But that was not the case. Benedict XVI also decided to spend part of his holiday here. »
Msgr Ireneusz Skubis talks to Archbishop Alfons Nossol about the significance of the election of Pope Benedict XVI for the universal Church.
Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ
Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy comments on the address of Benedict XVI to Cardinals Electors delivered on 20 April 2005, at the end of his first Mass after the election as Peter's successor. The new Pope depicts the lines of his pontificate, presents himself with humility and at the same time he gives a moving testimony of his spiritual relationship with Pope John Paul II. »
Fr Piotr Zaborski
After the election of a new pope there is the moment when believers, running towards the square in front of the Vatican Basilica, keep greeting one another: 'We have a Pope' before they know who he is. This happens before the solemn announcement of the result of the election and the name of the new pope: 'Habemus Papam...'. »