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Speak to each person with the language of love.

Do not raise your voice.

Do not swear.

Do not hurt anyone.

Do not provoke tears.

Be reassuring and show goodness.

Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński, Primate of Poland, in his pastoral letter for Lent in 1967, proclaimed the Social Crusade of Love. It is an invitation to act with love at home, at work, among friends, on vacation, everywhere.

We invite you to look for pictures, images and visuals and  in the public space, which today – when more than 60 years passed – could illustrate the message of the Primate, testifying to its timeliness.

title: Love in the time of plague
location: Warsaw, Dąbrowskiego 81
year of creation: 2020
author: Mikołaj Rejs

The mural was created as part of the Big Book Festival. It was inspired by the title of Gabriel García Márquez’s novel “Love in the Time of Cholera” and a sentence from it: “There is nothing more difficult in this world than love”.