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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

Opposition activists demonstrate against plans to convert former monastery complex into hotel

More than 50 opposition activists staged a demonstration near a former Bernardine monastery complex in downtown Minsk on Thursday evening against the city government’s plans to convert a former Bernardine monastery complex into a hotel,

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...

Former Bernardine monastery complex may be returned to believers

A former Bernardine monastery complex in downtown Minsk may be returned to believers, Leanid Hulyaka, the government’s commissioner on religious and ethnic affairs, told reporters in Minsk on June 24, BelaPAN rep

Over 20,000 signatures collected to petition against monastery conversion project

More than 20,000 people put their signatures to a petition calling on Alyaksandr Lukashenka to order that the 17th-century Bernardine monastery complex...