Cardinal Parolin: Vatican Is Ready To Sign Certain Agreements With Belarus


At his meeting with journalists the secretary of state of Vatican cardinal Pietro Parolin declared the readiness of Vatican to conduct dialog with Belarus in the form of agreements on several subjects.

“The concordate is the highest form of such agreements that regulate all sorts of relations. It is also possible to say about possibility of settling certain agreements on several subjects. The Holy See is open for dialog”, – says the cardinal. According to, f. Pietro Parolin also added that during his meetings with Belarusian authorities several agreements were discussed posing a mutual interest.

The secretary of state noted that there exists a possibility of settling the specific agreements with Belarusian ministries and of an agreement between the Conference of Catholic bishops in Belarus and the government.