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Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz.

‘Despite change, the Church remains’: Emotional farewell Mass for Archbishop Kondrusiewicz

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz said at a farewell Mass on Sunday that the Church would remain a source of strength for... Read more

rchbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev prays outside the Akrestsin Street pre-trial detention center in Minsk, Aug. 19, 2020. Credit: Catholic.by.

Exiled Belarusian archbishop will be allowed to return for Christmas

Belarusian authorities announced Tuesday that Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev, who was exiled in August, will be permitted to return... Read more

Alexander Lukashenko, president of Belarus.

Pope Francis sends special envoy to meet with Belarus president

Pope Francis sent a special envoy to meet with the president of Belarus Thursday amid tensions between between the Catholic Church... Read more

The flag of the Republic of Belarus.

Church in Belarus calls for prayers after police detain Catholic priests

The Church in Belarus appealed for prayers Tuesday after police detained two Catholic priests.  Read more

Bishop Yuri Kasabutsky celebrates Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Name of St. Virgin Mary in Minsk, Belarus, Nov. 13, 2020.

Catholic bishop prays for Belarusian reportedly beaten to death by security forces

A Catholic bishop celebrated Mass Friday in memory of a protester reportedly beaten to death by security forces in Belarus.   Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz.

Archbishop Kondrusiewicz: Reconciliation is crucial in Belarus

The Church in Belarus has no other task than proclaiming the Gospel. It did so also during the protests that... Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev, pictured in 2014.

Exiled Catholic archbishop meets with senior Vatican officials

Exiled Belarusian Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz met with senior Vatican officials Monday.  Read more

The Cathedral of the Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Minsk.

Bishop: Claims that Church in Belarus being used by US 'complete nonsense'

The Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev on Tuesday denied reports from Russia's foreign intelligence agency that the Church... Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev.

Catholic archbishop appeals decision to block him at Belarus border over ‘invalid’ passport

A Catholic archbishop has appealed to the interior ministry of Belarus after border authorities said he was prevented from returning... Read more

The Cathedral of the Holy Name of Mary in Minsk, Belarus.

Catholic Mass is taken off the airwaves in Belarus

A Mass broadcast to Catholics across Belarus has disappeared from the airwaves amid political upheaval following a disputed presidential election.   Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev, pictured in 2014.

Europe’s Catholic bishops back archbishop blocked from returning to Belarus

Catholic bishops across Europe have expressed support for an archbishop who was refused entry to his homeland of Belarus.   Read more

Church of Sts. Simon and Helena, Minsk, Belarus.

Belarusian bishops appeal for blocked archbishop’s safe return

The Catholic bishops of Belarus are calling for prayers that one of their archbishops, who was blocked from re-entering the... Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz.

Catholic archbishop blocked at Belarus border calls for prayers

A Catholic archbishop appealed for prayers Tuesday, a day after he was blocked from entering Belarus by border guards.   Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz prays outside of the Akrestsin Street pre-trial detention center in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 19.

Border guards stop Catholic archbishop from returning to Belarus

Border guards blocked a Catholic archbishop from returning to Belarus Monday.   Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz.

Catholic archbishop calls for investigation after riot police block church entrance in Belarus

A Catholic archbishop in Belarus protested Thursday after riot police blocked the entrance to a church in the capital, Minsk.  Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz prays outside of the Akrestsin Street pre-trial detention center in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 19.

Catholic archbishop prays outside of prison for detained Belarusian protesters

The archbishop of Minsk prayed outside of a prison in Belarus Wednesday where detained protesters were reported to have been... Read more

Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz.

Catholic archbishop: Let priests visit detained Belarus protesters

A Catholic archbishop urged the embattled government of Belarus Tuesday to allow priests to visit imprisoned protesters.   Read more

Riot police detain protesters, who accuse strongman Alexander Lukashenko of falsifying the polls in the presidential election, in Minsk, Aug. 10, 2020.

Catholic Archbishop of Minsk calls for end to violence after Belarus election

The Archbishop of Minsk-Mohilev called Tuesday for an end to the violent clashes occurring across Belarus following a disputed presidential... Read more