Orthodox Christians celebrating Holy Resurrection of Christ

On April 16th, Orthodox residents of Belarus are celebrating the most revered church holiday – Easter – which symbolises the victory of life over death and is traditionally considered the most important date in the Orthodox calendar. Churches across the country are preparing to receive citizens on this bright day. Thus, Belarusians pay tribute to the traditions of their ancestors, preserving and passing on to new generations the foundations of spirituality, demonstrating the unity of the people. ...

Easter , church , religion , orthodoxy

Celebrations honouring 1030th anniversary of Orthodoxy in Belarusian lands held in Polotsk

... transformed since the advent of Orthodoxy. He thanked Patriarch Kirill for ...

Orthodoxy , church , holiday , polotsk , patriarch

Metropolitan Veniamin: Orthodoxy is basis of Belarusians’ spiritual life

... spiritually. By uniting isolated tribes, Orthodoxy formed the worldview of people ... ,” he added. The path of Orthodoxy in Belarusian lands was not ... , and willingness to help others. “Orthodoxy is the basis of our ...

spirituality , Orthodoxy , history , nation

Lukashenko: Belarusians have one happiness – we must preserve our land

During the Easter service in the Transfiguration Church in Kopys, Orsha District, the Belarusian Head of State addressed the people of our country Photo: www.belta.by Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed, “I want to tell Belarusians: actually, we have one happiness – we need to preserve our land. Therefore, in this church, addressing my compatriots, Belarusians, I want to ask them, or, if you like, to demand, as the President: take care of Belarus. If you lose your land, you will have neither health ...

Lukashenko , Orthodoxy , Easter

Lukashenko took part in Easter service in Kopys

Aleksandr Lukashenko took part in the Easter service in the Transfiguration Church in Kopys, Orsha District, lighting an Easter candle, congratulating the parishioners on the holiday and calling it the kindest and most desirable Photo: www.belta.by “This holiday has always given people hope, hope for justice and happiness,” noted the President of Belarus. “Hope still lives in our hearts, in every person – not only in Belarus. As people say, a person will not always live in hope but there is ...

Lukashenko , Orthodoxy , Easter

Lukashenko to visit Transfiguration Church in Kopys on Easter

On the Bright Resurrection of Christ, the Belarusian Head of State will visit the Transfiguration Church in the urban settlement of Kopys, Orsha District, where he will congratulate parishioners on Orthodox Easter Photo: www.belta.by A two-domed temple in the tradition of wooden architecture was erected on the site of the former building, founded on the banks of the Dnieper River more than 300 years ago. Once or twice a century, the church was rebuilt. Local residents assure that even in the ...

Lukashenko , Easter , Orthodoxy , church

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