T.Kandrusievich become the new head of the Minsk-Mogilev diocese

Archbishop Kondrusiewicz originally from Belarus. It was here in 1988, he began his episkapskuyu activities. Archbishop Kondrusiewicz than once participated religious handbills Radio Liberty. Speaking about the dilemma of spiritual revival in the post-human, he said:"How to prevent this type of Russian man in a religious, spiritual revival? I I wish to say, that directly interfere. Russian mind — it would not respond, someone behind us should think and decide what government, the president, or anyone else. In matters of religion — a church, a church, a priest. In life there is no one responsible for their practical, everyday life

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P. Rudkovskii: From power suffer more informal religious initiatives

Tsigankov: "What words best describe the relationship between the state and religious confessions in Belarus? This cooperation, domination or something else?" Rudkovskii: "These cases may be referred to such a shaky state of equilibrium. Equilibrium because any acquired conflict is not observed, and so far does not seem to be. From time to time there are certain excesses like the memorable article Presidential Administration Deputy Governor Anatoly Rubinov anti-religious or anti-Catholic temper article in June in the newspaper "Respublika" "New Crusaders." But in both cases editorial tried to soften this statement or even an apology. " Tsigankov: "But the government

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Believers — report of the U.S. State Department

According to representatives of Christian human rights at home Maria Savushkina, U.S. State Department’s findings were consistent with the Belarusian human rights activists. A range of evidence suggests that religious rights violated in Belarus and pressure from the government increases:

M.Savushkina: ‘During the year, our country had to leave more than 25 foreign priests and missionaries’.

"Rights hrastsiyanav violated — both Orthodox Catholics and Protestants. Currently in Belarus the topic very much alive and quivering. For example, for year our country had to leave more than 25 foreign priests and missionaries. The reason for deportation — religious, educational or charitable

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U.S. State Department: The Belarusian government restricts freedom of religion

In the State Department report on Religious Freedom stated that Belarus in the past year, the situation in this area deteriorated, that the government restricted freedom of confessions, using the law of 2002, which prefers the Orthodox Church. With all this Protestants suffer from negative case authorities, including since they have no connection with the United States.In addition over the past year has seen a number of Belarus anti-Semitic acts, desecration of monuments, buildings and graves, who have not received tribute reaction of the authorities.Many religious communities are obliged to await the decision of the authorities for years about their

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How to relate to God? — KGB was interested in working

There were also questions about the relationship with his brother — Alexander Masuk known Slonimsky public activist. Whereupon Guest proposed Yuri write a statement saying that he would not engage in unregistered religious organizations, but Yuri refused do. This is what we said Ales Masuk, who noted that his brother does not apply to religious groups, but helps him during election campaigns.

Does it make more religious freedom in Belarus?

In the chapter on Belarus mentioned numerous violations of the rights of believers, are also noted positive aspects. The U.S. State Department said that the Belarusian government declared the Constitution restricts the rights of Belarusian believers. This is reflected in the failure to register or failure to return property to religious communities, harassment of pastors and missionaries. Some of them, at the State Department, expelled from the country, some were denied visa. The report also states that in 2007-2008 there were "cases of public violence and discrimination on religious grounds, including the innumerable facts of arson and vandalism against religious

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Why Belarus exacerbated religious affairs?

June 5, Alexander Lukashenko, has been awarded the Order of St. Vladimir. Does this harmony in the relationship of the country and religious organizations? Why the government aggressively seeks to control the activities of denominations? What are the prerequisites to strengthen religious resistance movement?Valery Karbalevich, "Alexander Lukashenko awarded the Order of St. Vladimir, seemingly suggests harmony between the state and religious institutions. But recent actions in the country show that it is not. Conflicts between the authorities and believers strengthened.Especially aggravated cases authorities believers Protestant communities. Soon had to leave Belarus 25 foreign people who were engaged in religious activities.For

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Why Belarus exacerbated religious affairs?

June 5, Alexander Lukashenko, has been awarded the Order of St. Vladimir. Does this harmony in the relationship of the country and religious organizations? Why the government aggressively seeks to control the activities of denominations? What are the prerequisites to strengthen religious resistance movement?Valery Karbalevich, "Alexander Lukashenko awarded the Order of St. Vladimir, seemingly suggests harmony between the state and religious institutions. But recent actions in the country show that it is not. Conflicts between the authorities and believers strengthened.Especially aggravated cases authorities believers Protestant communities. Soon had to leave Belarus 25 foreign people who were engaged in religious activities.For

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Preview Belarusian events on 4-8 June

Mon, June 4Who finishes the job in Belarus mission of the International monetary fund, which is headed by deputy governor of the northeastern department of the organization department of the euro Balazs Horvath. May 23, IMF experts to examine the situation of the Belarusian economy. Past chairman of the National Bank Stanislav Bogdanovich:"I’ve always trusted them — ordinary, more spice in the economy. They are like any mission could be wrong. But they rightly points out that we unreformed economy that it" heavy "that it is ineffective."*** Tuesday, June 5Polotsk held celebrations to mark the end adnavlenya river and transferring

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Increasing pressure on priests and believers

Of the Presidential Administration and the Ministry of Interior waits for a response Natalia Lukasik. Mother of three kids do not ask, and asks officials not razbivats her family. "When we got married, then had the right to choose the country in which we live. After Poland enters the EU. But a conscious decision was elected Belarus. Will educate kids on there own native language. In the Belarusian historical heritage. That’s it. And suddenly such a baseless, totally groundless decision Myadel police department … "Jaroslaw Lukasik warned that up to June 7th should leave Belarus. Prerequisite for such solutions is

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