In his opening speech the Archbishop said: "I have worked in Russia and after 16 years, 5 months and 3 days, I returned home. I am delighted to come back here."
Kondrusiewicz was born January 3, 1946 in the village Adelsk near Grodno. In 1981 he graduated from the seminary in Kaunas 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. April 13, 1991 Kondrusiewicz was appointed Apostolic Admin Catholics European part of Russia and 16 years working in Moscow.
• Kondrusiewicz vorachivaetsya to lead the Belarusian Church, 26.09.2007
• Kondrusiewicz celebrated the first Mass in the cathedral church, 26.09.2007