Satan and the Faithful The Rock Star on the Front Lines of Poland's Culture War

The organization Ordo Iuris is fighting against abortion and homosexuality in Poland. The country's most famous rock star has taken aim at the group in this story of a deeply divided land.
Musician Adam Nergal Darksi: "primitive," "inhuman" Catholicism

Musician Adam Nergal Darksi: "primitive," "inhuman" Catholicism

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DER SPIEGEL 16/2021
SPIEGEL International
Ordo Iuris lawyers Karolina Pawłowska and Tymoteusz Zych: "Yes To Family - No To Gender."

Ordo Iuris lawyers Karolina Pawłowska and Tymoteusz Zych: "Yes To Family - No To Gender."

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Adam "Nergal" Darski: "I've always been interested in people's dark side."

Adam "Nergal" Darski: "I've always been interested in people's dark side."

Foto: Piotr Malecki
“The country is threatening to break up into tribes that speak louder and louder, but hardly listen to each other.”
The Polish long ago stopped voting for a party out of enthusiasm for a political project – many do so out of hatred for its opponents.
A protest against the de facto ban on abortion in Warsaw: The government is ruling with an iron fist rather than engaging in dialogue.

A protest against the de facto ban on abortion in Warsaw: The government is ruling with an iron fist rather than engaging in dialogue.

Foto: KACPER PEMPEL/ REUTERS