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Belarus Cardinal Kazimierz Swiatek Dies at 96

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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The former leader of the Catholic Church in Belarus, Cardinal Kazimierz Swiatek, has died in a Pinsk hospital at the age of 96. In a statement the Catholic Church of Belarus said he died early Thursday. The cause of death was not specified. After entering the priesthood in 1939, Swiatek was sentenced to death for […]

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