Lukashenko in favor of more active involvement of church in social processes

  Belarusian Telegraph Agency - September 2016 MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) – The church should be more actively involved in social processes, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the meeting with the Synod of the Belarusian Orthodox Church on 22 September, BelTA has learned. “We hope that the church will be more actively involved in social processes. ...

Metropolitan Pavel: Belarusian Orthodox Church is a reliable foothold for the state

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Belarusian Telegraph Agency - September 2016 MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) – The Belarusian Orthodox Church is not a rival of the state but a reliable and constructive foothold for it, Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslavl Pavel, Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus said at the meeting of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko with the Synod of the Belarusian Orthodox ...

HIERARCHS OF THE THREE LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES CELEBRATE AT THE INTERCESSION CHURCH IN MINSK

On 4 June 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who tales part in the 4th European Orthodox-Catholic Forum, celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God in Kruptsy. Archbishop George of Michalovce and Košice (Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia) and Bishop Siluan who takes care for the parishes ...

Belarusian Leader Lukashenko Calls for Orthodox Church Reform

MINSK, July 26 (RIA Novosti) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Friday that the Orthodox Church was due for reforms to make practicing religion more comfortable for believers. “I support gradual reforms of our Church, starting with the [use of Old Slavic] language and prolonged services, as there are many elderly women [among churchgoers] and they ...

Minsk to host 4th Orthodox-Catholic forum in 2014

01.04.2013 MINSK, 1 April (BelTA) – The 4th Orthodox-Catholic forum will take place in Minsk in 2014, Metropolitan of Minsk and Mogilev, Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz said as he met with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on 1 April. According to the Archbishop, this important event draws a great amount of bishops from various states. Joint meetings between Catholic and ...

Orthodox relic from Greece to be on display in Belarus 9-17 May

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MINSK, 9 January (BelTA) – Belarusian and Greek Orthodox Churches have agreed that the relic of the right hand of Saint Spyridon of Trimythous will be brought to Belarus and be on display on 9-17 May 2013, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian Exarchate. The relic which is to be brought from Corfu, Kerkyra will be displayed ...