Ruling party leader: I am grateful to Arch Jędraszewski for defending Polish families

There are people who want to take our freedom and rights from us, who violate our values and sainthood, question normality. We have to repel this attack, said the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jarosław Kaczyński in Stalowa Wola, southern Poland.

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Jarosław Kaczyński was referring to the Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski’s remark on the LGBT movement that has recently unleashed a storm in Polish media.

“The red plague no longer stalks the earth. But this does not mean that we don’t have a new one which is trying to occupy our souls, hearts and minds... a rainbow coloured plague,” Archbishop Jędraszewski said at the beginning of August.

“We have to defend family, and that is exactly what Archbishop Jędraszewski does, for which I’m extremely grateful to him,” Mr Kaczyński said.

Stalowa Wola is the place where the last of the “Family Picnic” series organised by PiS takes place. The event is attended by the party’s top politicians, including PM Mateusz Morawiecki and Deputy PM Beata Szydło.