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Religion In Belarus
Religion in Belarus
Belarus
(2011)[1]   Eastern Orthodoxy (48.3%)   Catholicism (7.1%)   Others (3.5%)   Not religious (41.1%)Holy Spirit Cathedral in Minsk.Religion in Belarus
Belarus
is traditionally the Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
under the Russian patriarchate, although also traditional is a sizeable Catholic
Catholic
minority. The legacy of the state atheism of the Soviet era is evident in the fact that a large part of the Belarusians
Belarusians
are not religious. Moreover, other non-traditional and new religions have sprung up in the country after the end of the Soviet Union
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Eastern Orthodox Church
The Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox
Church,[1] also known as the Orthodox Church,[2] or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church,[3] is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.[4][5] As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history and culture of Eastern Europe, Greece
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Communist
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin
Latin
communis, "common, universal")[1][2] is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money[3][4] and the state.[5][6] Communism
Communism
includes a variety of schools of thought, which broadly include Marxism
Marxism
and anarchism (anarcho-communism), as well as the political ideologies grouped around both. All of these share the analysis that the current order of society stems from its economic system, capitalism; that in this system there are two major social classes; that conflict between these two classes is the root of all problems in society; and that this situation will ultimately be resolved through a social revolution
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Catholic Church
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide.[4] As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation.[5] Headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the Pope, the church's doctrines are summarised in the Nicene Creed
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Moscow Patriarchy
The following is a list of Metropolitans and Patriarchs of Moscow, spiritual heads of the Russian Orthodox Church, since 1308.Contents1 History 2 Metropolitans of Kiev and all Russia (permanent residence in Moscow, 1325–1461) 3 Metropolitans of Moscow and all Russia (1461–1589) 4 Patriarchs of Moscow and all Russia (1589–1721) 5 Metropolitans and archbishops of Moscow (1721–1917) 6 Patriarchs of Moscow and all Russia (restored, 1917–present) 7 See alsoHistory[edit] Main article: History of the Russian Orthodox Church The history of the Russian Orthodox Church begins with the Christianization of Kievan Rus' at Kiev, the date of which is commonly given as 988; however, the evidence surrounding this event is contested. In 1316 the Metropolitan of Kiev changed his see to the city of Vladimir, and in 1322 moved again to Moscow. In 1589, the see was elevated to a Patriarchate
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Kazimierz Świątek
Kazimierz Cardinal Świątek (Belarusian: Казімір Свёнтак, Kazimir Sviontak; 21 October 1914 – 21 July 2011) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who was most known for his resistance to Cold War-era Soviet Communism and for his service in Minsk, Belarus. Cardinal Swiatek was the former Metropolitan Archbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, and Apostolic Administrator of Pinsk.Card.Kazimierz Świątek visits seminarists in Esztergom, Hungary in 1996Card.Kazimierz Świątek's autograph signed in Esztergom, Hungary (25 February 1996)Świątek was born to Polish parents in the municipality of Walk, in what was then the Russian Empire, the present-day municipality of Valga, Estonia. His family was deported to Siberia during the Russian Revolution. His father died fighting in the Polish-Soviet War. The future Cardinal lived in newly independent Poland from 1922
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Uniate Church
The Eastern Catholic Churches or Oriental Catholic Churches, also called the Eastern-rite Catholic Churches, and in some historical cases Uniate Churches,[a] are twenty-three Eastern Christian particular churches sui iuris in full communion with the Pope in Rome, as part of the worldwide Catholic Church. Headed by patriarchs, metropolitans, and major archbishops, the Eastern Catholic Churches are governed in accordance with the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, although each church also has its own canons and laws on top of this, and the preservation of their own traditions is explicitly encouraged
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Greek Catholic
The Eastern Catholic Churches
Eastern Catholic Churches
or Oriental Catholic Churches, also called the Eastern-rite Catholic Churches, and in some historical cases Uniate Churches,[a] are twenty-three Eastern Christian particular churches sui iuris in full communion with the Pope
Pope
in Rome, as part of the worldwide Catholic Church. Headed by patriarchs, metropolitans, and major archbishops, the Eastern Catholic Churches are governed in accordance with the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, although each church also has its own canons and laws on top of this, and the preservation of their own traditions is explicitly encouraged
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Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland
Poland
and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after 1791 the Commonwealth of Poland, was a dualistic state, a bi-confederation of Poland
Poland
and Lithuania
Lithuania
ruled by a common monarch, who was both the King of Poland
Poland
and the Grand Duke
Duke
of Lithuania. It was one of the largest[2][3] and most populous countries of 16th- and 17th-century Europe
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Protestant
Protestantism
Protestantism
is the second largest form of Christianity
Christianity
with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.[1][2][3][a] It originated with the Reformation,[b] a movement against what its followers con
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Islam
Islam
Islam
(/ˈɪslɑːm/)[note 1] is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God
God
(Allah)[1] and that Muhammad
Muhammad
is the messenger of God.[2][3] It is the world's second-largest religion[4] and the fastest-growing major religion in the world,[5][6][7] with over 1.8 billion followers or 24.1% of the global population,[8] known as Muslims.[9] Muslims make up a majority of the population in 50 countries.[4] Islam
Islam
teaches that God
God
is merciful, all-powerful, unique[10] and has guided mankind through prophets, revealed scriptures and natural signs.[3][11] The primary scriptures of Islam
Islam
are the Quran, viewed by Muslims as the verbatim word of God, and the teachings and normative example (called the sunnah, composed of accounts called hadith) of Muhammad
Muhammad
(c
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Pew Research Center
The Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States
United States
and the world.[2] It also conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis, and other empirical social science research. The Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
does not take policy positions, and is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.[3][4]Contents1 History 2 Funding 3 Research areas 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] In 1990, the Times Mirror Company founded the Times Mirror Center for the People & the Press as a research project, tasked with conducting polls on politics and policy
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Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł
Mikołaj Krzysztof Radziwiłł
Radziwiłł
(4 February 1515 – 28 May 1565), nicknamed The Black (Lithuanian: Juodasis), was a Polish-Lithuanian noble[2] who held several administrative positions within the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: Voivode of Vilnius, Grand Lithuanian Chancellor, and Grand Hetman of Lithuania. Alternate renditions of his name include Lithuanian: Mikalojus Radvila Juodasis, Belarusian: Мікалай Радзівіл Чорны, and Latin: Nicolaus Radvil
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Perestroika
Perestroika
Perestroika
(Russian: Перестро́йка, IPA: [pʲɪrʲɪˈstrojkə] ( listen))[1] was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
during the 1980s until 1991 widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
and his glasnost (meaning "openness") policy reform
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Lahoysk
Lahoysk
Lahoysk
(Belarusian: Лаго́йск, pronounced [lʌˈɣɔɪsk]; Russian: Логойск, Polish: Łohojsk) is a city in the Minsk Region
Minsk Region
of Belarus
Belarus
and the administrative center of Lahoysk
Lahoysk
District.Contents1 History 2 Places of interest2.1 St. Nikolai Orthodox Church 2.2 St. Kazimir Catholic Church 2.3 Holy spring of St. Nicholai (Crinitsa) 2.4 Tyshkevich palace 2.5 Sculpture 'The Mother of God in Logoisk'3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] First chronicled in 1078, Lahoysk
Lahoysk
was the center of a small 12th-century principality, later absorbed into the Principality of Polotsk. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a seat of the Tyshkevich noble family.Tyshkevich castle, picture by Napaleon OrdaFor the first time mentioned in chronicles from 1078 as part of the Duchy of Polotsk
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