British Catholic weekly The Tablet, which is one of the most popular Catholic newspaper in the world, recently described the racist joke when Fr Rydzyk listeners of Radio Maryja pilgrimage to Jasna Gora. “God, where did you not wash? Come here buddy. Look, he has not washed at all!” – Head of Radio Maryja cried at the sight of a black monk. To the laughter and applause of pilgrims.
They call clergy in Poland “blacks” for they black cassocks.
Thanks to a Concordat between Poland and the Holy See the income of his enterprises is neither declared nor liable to tax, although the station does admit to being bankrolled by Jan Kobylanski, a millionaire who lives in Uruguay.
As his Redemptorist brothers here in the
north-east of Brazil we reject in the strongest
terms the ignorance and downright racism displayed
by Fr Tadeusz. We are ashamed,
offended and, as a tiny portion of God’s people, we apologise to our sisters and brothers
and seek their forgiveness.
(Fr) Brian Holmes CSsR
Superior of the Redemptorist vice province of
letters (application/pdf Object).