On January 7, Orthodox believers celebrated Christmas. Photo reportage of “Belsat” from the main cathedral of the Belarusian Orthodox Church – the Holy Spirit Cathedral.
The day before, the Patriarchal Exarch of Belarus, Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslaul Veniamin gave a congratulatory speech, in which he touched upon the events of recent months in the country: “Believers cannot remain indifferent to the disturbing events taking place in the world, especially in their homeland. But we also must not forget about meekness and prayerful reasoning in every deed and every word. ”
From 50 to 65% of Belarusians say they are Orthodox Christians.