Synonyms for maryja or Related words with maryja
Examples of "maryja"
The station has gathered committed listeners, the Radio
Family ("Rodzina Radia
"). As of November 2006, the Radio
Family network had hundreds of clubs and offices across Poland. Radio
Family holds a pilgrimage to Częstochowa every year, which in 2006 attracted about 500,000 people.
Following international criticism in 2006, Poland's bishops’ conference praised Radio
. Support for Radio
is often voiced in "Nasz Dziennik", which is related to the station.
is a religious and political socially conservative Polish radio station. It was founded in Toruń, Poland, on December 9, 1991, by the Redemptorist Tadeusz Rydzyk, also known as "Father Director". The "Radio
Family" is a Roman Catholic movement led by Father Rydzyk. The name "
" is a traditional Polish form of the name "Mary", referring to the Virgin Mary.
However, the Polish bishops remain divided over Radio
, given its considerable influence among its primary audience of the elderly rural poor. While some bishops have criticized Radio
for spreading opinions incompatible with the official teaching of the Catholic Church, others voice support for the station. Critics note that the Polish bishops have been divided over Radio
for a long time.
Enthusiasts of the station claim that Radio
is a target of the media which have waged a "smear campaign" and that bigoted statements transmitted by the station are very rare and originate from its listeners rather than employees. The former cabinet of Jarosław Kaczyński openly supported Radio
. In December 2006, Kaczyński joined the 15th anniversary celebrations of Radio
and praised the station as a source of "comfort and hope".
Primate Jozef Glemp said in 2005 that the Catholic Radio
was causing a rift in the Church.
Lech Wałęsa, the Nobel Prize laureate and former president of Poland, has stated that Radio
"is lying if it considers itself a Catholic station". According to a 2013 article in the liberal Catholic weekly magazine "Tygodnik Powszechny", which belongs to ITI Group, the cause of the ills of the Church in Poland is Radio
According to a U.S. State Department report from 2008, "Radio
is one of Europe’s most blatantly anti-Semitic media venues". A report of the Council of Europe stated that Radio
has been "openly inciting to antisemitism for several years".
The station's motto is "a means of social communication, not media manipulation." The station is funded by donations from viewers, listeners of Radio
, readers of "Nasz Dziennik" ("Our Journal") and sales of satellite television receivers. In contrast to Radio
, TV Trwam does not have the status of "public broadcaster" and can place ads.
sparked many controversies and is frequently being criticized both in Poland and abroad. Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek, the former secretary general of the Episcopate of Poland, said that Radio
is "a real and growing problem", adding that the station "offers a reduced view on Christianity" that is "extremely compromising and shameful, sick and dangerous."
The Vatican expressed concern over the station, with the Episcopate of Poland warning Radio
about engaging in "political broadcasting". Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz of Kraków and the country's then Primate, Cardinal Józef Glemp, have urged fellow bishops to take immediate action against the station. In 2002, the Primate ordered Radio
to close its operations in his archdiocese. Press commentators suggested that a schism could occur, but a group of Polish bishops rejected those speculations, which they said "bore no relation to reality". In 2005, Cardinal Józef Glemp said that Radio
was causing a rift in the Church.
In 2006, the papal nuncio to Poland, Archbishop Józef Kowalczyk, wrote to Polish bishops requesting their aid "to overcome difficulties caused by some transmissions and the views presented by Radio
." He also warned of sanctions against activity “considered unlawful or damaging to the Church”. According to the official Vatican web page, "Radio
, a nation-wide radio system organised by the Redemptorist Fathers, became much more involved in spreading risky politics than in spreading the Gospel." Pope Benedict XVI warned Radio
to quit engaging in politics.
While the conventional greeting in the Roman Catholic Church is, "Praised be Jesus Christ", the Radio
Family uses, "Praised be Jesus Christ and Mary, ever Virgin."
Maria Kadobina (; Łacinka:
Kadobina; born 4 February 1997 in Minsk) is a Belarusian group rhythmic gymnast. She is the 2014 World Championships group all-around bronze medalist.
In January 2000, Radio
aired an interview between Ryszard Bender, a historian from the Catholic University of Lublin, and Dariusz Ratajczak, a convicted Holocaust denier who claimed that Auschwitz was a labor camp rather than an extermination camp.
In 2011 the Polish Broadcasting Authority Commission examined two programs on Radio
and reprimanded the station for its antisemitic statements and "nationalistic racism". The Simon Wiesenthal Center initiated a petition condemning Radio Maryja's alleged anti-Semitic statements.
Archbishop Jozef Michalik said that no disciplinary action would be taken against the director of Radio
- "You can't judge a person from just one statement, or on the basis of some lack of tact".
According to Anti-Defamation League, Wrzodak has declared on an April 15, 2002 Radio
broadcast that the European Union is ″controlled by freemasonry (...)″ with the aim of empowering ″a global Jewish nation and a European German nation″.
Following his return to Poland in 1991, Fr. Rydzyk started Radio
, the second worldwide Catholic radio station (the first being Vatican Radio). He established the nationalist newspaper "Nasz Dziennik" ('Our Daily') and the television station "Trwam" ('I Persist').
After the fall of communism, he became involved with the deeply conservative Catholic Radio
radio station, he is known as one of the strongest Polish critics of Jan T. Gross.
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