The Taize Community Prior Visited Minsk

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On 13 and 14 April the members of Taize ecumenical community, France, visited Minsk their way from Moscow to Kyiv. On the first day they visited Virgin Mary Minsk archcathedral, on the second day they visited St. Joseph Greek Catholic center and the Joy of all who Sorrow icon Orthodox church.

Brother Alois mentioned on 14 April at the Greek Catholic center  that after Taize meeting in Czech Republic an idea occured by the community members to visit Russia and Ukraine. But they could not but visit Minsk as well because they like Belarus.

The Taize brothers answered the questions of the believers whi attended the St. Joseph center meeting and called for a special prayer for Pope Francis. “The last time I saw the Pope he looked very weary”.

Photos by Nadzieja Hacak