The media campaign aimed at vilifying St John Paul II has been followed by acts of vandalism on monuments depicting him. But the people do not take kindly to this and defy bad weather and lies in order to thwart yet another attack on the memory of the holy pontiff.
The clash over national sovereignty between Poland and the European Union raises the fundamental question: Should the process of European integration result in the creation of a supranational entity that is above the individual Member States, or should these states retain their sovereignty and transfer only part of it to Brussels? This is the statement made by the former president of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus on the subject.
Christian nations are under fire. Guillotine fantasies are sprouting everywhere in Brussels. Is the Slovenian Prime Minister proposing to restore the EU's original values and preserve national autonomy? Is this why, accusations of authoritarianism are immediately levelled against him? Orban's Hungary and conservative Poland are under harsh attack, the former especially over its anti-pedophilia legislation.
On Sunday, July 12, Poland will hold the second round of its presidential election. The contenders are the incumbent President Andrzej Duda and Rafał Trzaskowski. The stakes are enormous: the election will decide whether Poland will remain a nation faithful to traditional values centered on the family or become another country subjected to the dictatorship of the politically correct.