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Belarus - Latest News
Sep 21, 2020 - 05:00 am .- After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Belarus’ borders, a Vatican diplomat called Friday for dialogue and respect for the human rights of Belarusian protesters, who continue to take to the streets more than a month after disputed elections.
Sep 15, 2020 - 07:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop has appealed to the interior ministry of Belarus after border authorities said he was prevented from returning to his homeland because his passport was “invalid.”
Sep 12, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Belarus renewed its invitation to Pope Francis to visit the country Friday during talks with a senior Vatican official. 
Sep 11, 2020 - 12:19 pm .- A senior Vatican official arrived in Belarus for talks Friday after the leader of the country’s Catholic Church was barred from returning to his homeland.
Sep 9, 2020 - 05:30 am .- A Mass broadcast to Catholics across Belarus has disappeared from the airwaves amid political upheaval following a disputed presidential election. 
Sep 4, 2020 - 03:00 am .- Catholic bishops across Europe have expressed support for an archbishop who was refused entry to his homeland of Belarus. 
Sep 2, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Belarus are calling for prayers that one of their archbishops, who was blocked from re-entering the country last week, be allowed to return home.
Sep 1, 2020 - 06:15 am .- A Catholic archbishop appealed for prayers Tuesday, a day after he was blocked from entering Belarus by border guards. 
Aug 31, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Border guards blocked a Catholic archbishop from returning to Belarus Monday. 
Aug 27, 2020 - 05:30 am .- A Catholic archbishop in Belarus protested Thursday after riot police blocked the entrance to a church in the capital, Minsk.
Aug 20, 2020 - 05:30 am .- The archbishop of Minsk prayed outside of a prison in Belarus Wednesday where detained protesters were reported to have been tortured.
Aug 18, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop urged the embattled government of Belarus Tuesday to allow priests to visit imprisoned protesters. 
Aug 16, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis offered a prayer for Belarus Sunday asking for respect for justice and dialogue following a week of violent clashes over the disputed presidential election.
Nov 19, 2014 - 04:08 am .- In Belarus, western Ukraine's neighbor to the north, the Church is doing its best to reach out to the people, even as it faces such challenges as irreligion, poverty, and alcoholism in the former Soviet republic.  

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