Kondrusiewicz expressed opinion about the likely arrival in Belarus Pope Benedict XVI, the intention to continue the teleconference with the Vatican — Archbishop founded a tradition in Russia.
Kondrusiewicz said that trust in the signing of a cooperation between Belarus and the Vatican:
"So makarom, Belarus started the first position in the former Russian Union. After all, as I understand, the concordat signed only between the Vatican and Lithuania. This would highly Belarus. And we should strive for. "
Kondrusiewicz returned to Belarus after a long work in Russia:
"I worked for sixteen years in Russia — and after sixteen years, 5 months and 3 days I came back to their homeland. I found with pinpoint accuracy how much it was. I happily go back here, come back with new hopes. Immediately before We face many problems and challenges, but they need to do. "
In Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz asked about the development of the Catholic Church in Belarus, his contacts with Orthodox Church and other religions, also with the authorities.
"Although the church is not of this earth, but he is on this earth., And I’ve always tried in Russia, and also in Belarus will try to engage in dialogue with the government. Both the government and the authorities, and the church — they are delivered to the people. And we all have to work for the people. "
At the end of Kondrusiewicz presented his own coat of arms, a spokesman for the Conference of Bishops of the Church, Father Alexander Amelchenya said about him as a journalist and creator of the book "sailed to the depth" also invited journalists to the ceremony canonical inauguration, to be held November 10:
"This is a special event, because first this is a very special person, his personality. As he betrayed the church, which he enthusiast in whose hands all ablaze. Because this event is significant and historic. "
Kondrusiewicz was born January 3, 1946 in the village Adelsk near Grodno. He graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics and physically Grodno Pedagogical Institute, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Institute of Leningrad. Worked as an engineer at the Vilnius factory owns the copyright claims. In 1976 Kondrusiewicz entered the Theological Seminary in Kaunas, where he graduated in 1981, received priestly ordination. In 1981-1988 he served as vicar in various churches in Vilnius. Since 1988 — the rector of the parishes of Grodno. In 1989, John Paul II proclaimed Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz Admin Minsk diocese for Catholics in Belarus. In less than 18 months bishopric was founded by Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz Grodno Higher Theological Seminary, opened 97 inactive churches, began publishing religious literature Belarusian language. From 1991 until November 2007 worked in Moscow, ruled by the Conference of Bishops Russian Church Federation. He holds a doctorate in theology, a member of the International Academy of Eurasia. Knows Belarusian, Russian, Polish, Lithuanian, British, Italian.
The press conference: Ian Kremes priest, Archbishop Metropolitan of Minsk and Mogilev Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, priest Alexander Amelchenya
Speaker Archbishop Metropolitan of Minsk and Mogilev Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz
• Kondrusiewicz vorachivaetsya to lead the Belarusian Church, 26.09.2007 • Kondrusiewicz celebrated the first Mass in the cathedral church, 26.09.2007