Poles increasingly value friends and free time
The importance of work and religion decreases in the life of Poles, and the role of friends and free time continues to increase, studies of sociologists show. Polish attitudes approach those found in Western societies, sociologist Prof. Mirosława Marody comments for PAP.
Summer is the best for a marriage
Currently in Poland, marriages are usually concluded during the summer months, while the most children are born from August to November and in January. The fewest children are born on weekends, according to the data collected by Prof. Piotr Szukalski, a demographer from the University of Lodz.
The false hope of communism
More then 1/4 of Americans have never been taught about communism while 1.5 billion people still live in single-party Marxist distatorships. It's more then in 1989, when communism fell in Poland. Mr. Marion Smith, Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (Washington, DC) explains why communism is still an issue in 21st century.
Hooked on Africa
Meet Karolina Siwicka, a Polish orthopaedist treating sick children far from home in Malawi. She enjoys the support of her family – her husband Piotr who works at the hospital and her kids who eagerly play football with their classmates after school as they did back in Poland. Ahead of her latest family expedition to Africa we chatted with Dr Siwicka on the wild nature, reality and hospitality of Malawi and about how people can help without leaving their home country.
Ashkenazy: I congratulate the Polish government on proposing this law
"Today I congratulate the Polish government. In just seven days it achieved something that Polish diplomacy couldn’t achieve in 70 years" - said cofounder of Beit Warszawa Severyn Ashkenazy in an interview with Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.
The Weekend of Miracles
The final stage of the 17th edition of Poland's Noble Box charity initiative - in which people send gifts to families in need through nearly 700 warehouses located all over Poland - started with the "Weekend of Miracles" on Saturday.
Polish Christmas tree lights up in Vatican
A giant Christmas tree from Poland has been lit up in a ceremony at St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
Giant Christmas tree from Poland heads for Vatican
A 25-metre Christmas tree from Poland that is a gift to Pope Francis is heading towards the Vatican.
Tymon Radzik nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize
16-year-old Tymon Radzik was chosen as one of three children nominated for this year's International Children's Peace Prize, also known as the Children's Nobel Prize.
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