Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Radio Maryja Journalist Calls Clerical Rape Survivor a Whore

Stanisław Michalkiewicz, whose work has appeared on Radio Maryja, called a survivor of clerical abuse a whore. Read more here


  1. Father Rydzyk has been called a lot worse things. So has RADIO MARYJA. And we never hear about that.

  2. Jan Peczkis thus demonstrates whataboutism, a Soviet propaganda technique. Change the subject.

    Whataboutism is harmful.

    It will benefit Poles and Catholics and Polish Catholics to condemn Stanisław Michalkiewicz

  3. Michalkiewicz is an independent writer, close to Janusz Korwin-Mikke. He writes mostly about conspiracy theories, intelligence and counterintelligence. I believe that 98% of Poles don't know him. I doubt that many his Radio Maryja listeners understand him. Any condemnation will make him more popular. He is 71 year sold and ill.

  4. The Michalski's column (which he more-or-less reads in the youtube posting) is here:

    What he wrote, more or less, can be paraphrased as follows:
    the courts sentenced the order to which the priest belonged to a one time PLN 1 million compensation and a monthly PLN800 pension (a median (not average) monthly net salary in Poland is about PLN2500.)

    Then Michalkiewicz comments on the verdict that makes the oder, not its priest liable for the damages, and that's a first in Poland and it is clearly alluding to part of society/political establishment which could use this tactic it to attack the church (the states this accusation openly in another text).
    Then he continues that such a high compensation may cause other women to "recall" that they were abused, preferably by priests from wealthy parishes.

    Another remark I could add is that whatever Michalkiewicz writes is usually met with total silence from the major media. He is not mentioned there for years. Therefore this sudden interest in what he wrote/said can indicate not really an outrage at it (as his influence is marginal) but as a tool to advance other agenda.


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