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Thousands bid farewell to Cardinal Swiatek

Thousands of people visited Cathedral of Saint Virgin Mary in Minsk on Saturday to pay their last respects to Cardinal Kazimierz Swiatek...

Wednesday’s demonstration against Minsk government’s plans for former Catholic monastery complex passes off without incident

Wednesday’s demonstration against the Minsk government’s plans to convert a former Catholic monastery complex into a hotel passed off without an incident, BelaPAN reports.

Police arrest Belarusian Christian Democracy leaders to prevent them from attending protest against Minsk government’s plans for former Catholic monastery complex

Police arrested presidential nominee Vital Rymashewski and another leader of Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD), Paval Sevyarynets, in Minsk on Tuesday evening to prevent them from attending a demonstration against the city government’s plans to convert a former Catholic

Memorial sign expected to be unveiled in Lida to commemorate priest executed during 1863 anti-Russian uprising

Lida authorities intend to put up a memorial sign at the grave of Catholic priest Adam Falkowski, who was executed during the 1863 anti-Russian uprising, Stanislaw Sudnik, chairman of the organization of the Francisak Skaryna Belarusian Language Society in Lida, Hrodna reg

Police in Minsk try to prevent collection of signatures for petition calling for return to believers of former Catholic church

Police try to prevent activists of Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD) from collecting signatures for a petition calling for the return to believers of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Minsk.

Bernardine monastery in Minsk to be redeveloped into hotel

More than 30,000 signatures were collected in 2007 to a petition urging the authorities to return the buildings to the faithful and protesting against the plans to convert the complex...

Some 30 Catholic bishops to attend coronation ceremony for Braslaw Mother of God Icon

  Around 30 Roman Catholic bishops from 11 countries will gather in Braslaw, a city in northern Belarus, on August 22 to attend the coronation of the Braslaw Mother of God Icon.

Catholic community completes its nine-month prayer for unborn children

  Members of the Our Lady's Nativity community in Homyel wrapped up on December 28 their nine-month prayer for unborn children with a festive service.

Vatican’s second-in-command lauds ties between Orthodox, Catholic churches in Belarus

  The Vatican’s secretary of state, Tarcisio Bertone, has described relations between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches in Belarus as “very positive.”

Lukashenka meets with Belarus’ Catholic top clergyman

Alyaksandr Lukashenka on March 24, Easter Monday, visited the Most Holy Virgin Mary church in Minsk where he met with Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, the top Catholic clergyman in the country, BelaPAN reports.