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2011 | 17 | 123-138

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Moralne aspekty odpowiedzialności za Ojczyznę w dobie jednoczącej się Europy



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Moral aspects of responsibility for homeland in the era of uniting Europe

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Homeland is the area of human vocation and moral responsibility. It is a gift and also a moral mission. Everyone is called to this, with all the zeal and determination to care for the good of the homeland and all her needs. But watching today's reality, it is easy to see that the new generation Poles in the context of increasing spiritual dispossession and lack of sensitivity to what means “Fatherland”, fatherland service, sacrifice for it. Therefore, the purpose of this reflection is to present a new richness and value of our fatherland above all, moral aspects and duties of patriotism. Patriotism, which is the normal realization of love of country, a task for each and everyone should pursue it as a wise, brave and responsible. It is extremely important in the situation of Polish entry into the EU. There can be no less love the Polish, if it is more Europe, because then Europe will be poorer by the good that is anchored in our own country – Poland. In order, therefore, have a lasting and significant position in Europe should continue to take the effort to discover the beauty and richness of our homeland. The need to strengthen and develop the spirit of healthy and genuine patriotism through fidelity to the heritage of homeland, and building, serving and promoting their own country with respect other nations. It should also lead constantly being improved from the earliest years, the process of raising children to honor, respect and love their country and friendship with other nations.



  • : adiunkt Katedry Teologii Moralnej i Duchowości Wydziału Teologicznego Sekcja w Tarnowie Uniwersytetu Papieskiego Jana Pawła II w Krakowie


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