Belarusian president warns against singing of decades-old hymn

Belarusian president warns against singing of decades-old hymn Father Yuri Sanko. Photo: CNS
A Belarusian bishops’ spokesman downplayed a police raid on Minsk’s Catholic cathedral, although a prominent lay Catholic warned arrests elsewhere suggested the move could signal further police action. “We don’t really know what the police were seeking,” Father Yuri Sanko, spokesman for the Minsk-based bishops’ conference, told Catholic News Service July 8, four days after police arrived…
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