Pilgrims from around the world gathered in Belarus to pay homage to the icon of the Mother of God of Budslav. The icon is kept in the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This year"s pilgrimage is marked by the 25 anniversary of the Minsk-Mogilev Archdiocese. The guest of honor of the forum is personal representative of the Pope, Cardinal Christoph Shonbarn.