President Alexander Lukashenko meets with Metropolitan Pavel Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus

11.03.2016
They discussed issues of cooperation between state and church. A new complex of office buildings for the Belarusian Orthodox Church will appear inMinsk. Metropolitan Pavel discussed this project today at the meeting with the President. The complex will be located next to the present building of theMinskdiocesan administration. It was built in 1985, when only one diocese operated inBelarus. Today there are more than 1600 parishes and 15 dioceses in the country. Thus the current building does not meet the requirements of time. The administrative buildings will be financed by the Belarusian Orthodox Church and sponsors.Alexander Lukashenko and Metropolitan Paul discussed cooperation between church and state.
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