The peregrination Our Lady of Fatima Statue is connected with preparations to the 100th anniversary of apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. On the 4th of October His Excellency Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusievicz blessed the Statue in Fatima and on 13th of October the Statue was brought to Belarus. After peregrination conclusion the Statue will be located in the Archcathedral Catholic Church of the Most Holy Virgin Mary in the altar of repose.
On March 13, Minsk hosted the conference “The role of traditional religions in problems of protecting the life and of demographic security in Belarus”. The result of the conference is the signed “Belarusian Declaration on Protection of Human Right to Life”.
On March 3, Rome hosted the 27th General Chapter of the Salesian Congregations’ opening ceremony dedicated to the topic “Witnesses to the radical approach of the Gospel”.