Authorities Claim There Is Enough Land For All Religious Buildings

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The number of religious buildings of Belarus must be sufficient for the faithful. “Necessary landplots will always be available in a set procedure”, – stated the Plenipotentiary for religions and nationalities Leanid Huliaka.

Today there are 49 active religious sites in Minsk, 28 of them being Orthodox churches, 4 Catholic churches and 5 chapels. 23 Orthodox and 10 Roman Catholic churches, a Baptist nursing home, “Bethany” Pentecostal church and a mosque are currently under construction, BelTA reports.

Meanwhile 151 religious communities are active in Minsk: 45 Orthodox, 21 Roman Catholic, 18 Baptist, 23 Pentecostal, 6 Adventist, 9 Evangelist, 6 Jew and 3 Muslim ones. Most of communities (38) are located in the Centrałny district of Minsk.

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