Catholics in Belarus seek return of cathedral
CWN - April 27, 2011
Catholics in the Belarusian city of Mahileu (Mohilev) are seeking the return of a cathedral confiscated decades ago by Communist authorities. The cathedral, built in 1740, is the co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev, which is led by Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, Russia’s leading Catholic prelate from 1991 until his 2007 transfer to his native land.
14% of Belarus’s 10.3 million people are Catholic, according to Vatican statistics; some 80% are Orthodox.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($23,194 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!