Orthodox Church may react badly

"I think indescribable, that will be signed the concordat, but with current criteria can be such a turn, "- says vniyatka. "With one side Belarus is put on a par with other civilized countries in which established good relationship with the Vatican. This will oblige the official Minsk adhere to the principle of equality in relations with religions. It would give the papacy? Authority. Belarus, which does not wish to anyone deemed to recognize the authority of the papacy. "
Answering the question whether, in the long term swap position Uniates spokesman said: "By analogy: Gorbachev visited the Vatican, then changed the religious policy Russian Union. Starting dialogue certainly changes the position of the Uniates in Belarus. "
"Orthodox Church may react badly. She claimed value. Case with the Vatican may narrow the scope of the impact Orthodox Church, and in the future — and canonical area "- said representative of the Unitarian community, who asked not to call her name.

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