Icon Will Be Sent As a Gift To the Pope From Lukashenko

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary Icon will go to Vatican. According to belta.by, during the meeting with the secretary of state of Vatican cardinal Pietro Parolin the President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko gave the icon as a gift to Pope Francis.

Aleksander Lukashenko pointed out that the icon is precious because it is made by simple people with Belarusian technique of Sozh filigree. “This is a proof of the interconfessional peace in our country”, – said he.