Vitsiebsk Authorities Refused to Save Catholic Church From Demolition


The constituent committee of Belarusian Christian Democracy party in Vitsiebsk region Tatstsyana Sevyarynets received a negative answer from Vistisebsk city executive committee to her appeal not ot demolish and to restore a chapter built in 1859, a former  property of landowner Stsyapan Dunin-Slepsts.

By making a reference to the buildong’s proprietor, Piotr Masherau Vitsiebsk state university, the city authorities refused to interfere claiming that the building in the Urytskaha str. in the Botanical Garden is not included in the National list of Belarusian hostorical values, reports.

“As the proprietor reports, an expert examination of the building’s framing was performed, – the official report states. – According to the technical report, the building was classified as a bulding under the threat of collapse, the replacement of the framing is needed. The performance of repair works for this building costs 2 billion Belarusian rubles. Due to this fact and due to the the lack of financial resources the proprietor decided to demolish the building”

Tatstsyana Sevyarynets addressed VSU adinistration calling to raise funds for the restoration through volunteer campaigns and donations.

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