Belarusian Christians Pray for WWII Victims


The Catholic Bishop of Hrodna Aliaksandr Lashkievich asked the believers to pray on the occasion of WWII end’s 70th anniversary to pray for “all who deceased and became victims of those tragic war which took lives of many people of this land”.

“Also pray for an absolution for those who became a tool of evil and hatred”, states

The Metropolitan of Minsk and Mahilyow Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz asked the priests of his archdiocese to pray for the WWII victims on the 9th and the 10th of May.

According to, the memory of the warriors who liberated the world from Nazism and of all who was killed or died during the Great Patriotic War was  honored. The St. Nicholas of Japan parish in Minsk  conducted the “Immortal Regiment” action, the organizers of which invited all believers to come with images of the deceased relatives and departed veterans and to honor their memory by a mutual prayer and cross procession.

At 12 a.m. the bells rang at all Orthodox churches in Belarus commemorating those who deceased during the Great Patriotic War.

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