Metropolitan Kondrusiewicz: Violence Cannot Be Defeated By Violence


Metropoltan of Minsk and Mahilyou Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz participated on 1 December in the opening of the international conference “UN 70th anniversary. Initiatives of Kazakhstan and Belarus for promotion of peace and security”.

While addressing the participants of the conference the hierarch emphasized that since the time of its establishment UN had proven its sustainability and usefulness. The hierarch alos reminded that “the voice of the Catholic Church is always heard” on the UN rostrum. The position of the Church is always the same in all armed conflicts: violence cannot be defeated by violence, reports.

As an example of joint effort in solving geopolitical crises Archbishop Kondrusiewicz gave peace initiative of Belarus in settling the nilitary conflict on the East of Ukraine, where a hope of peace, rhough a fragile one, is emerging.

While addressing the representatives of Kazakhstan, Metropolitan Kondrusiewicz thanked them for organizing the annual Congress of the leaders of world and traditional religions in Astana.

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