Kaškievič Aliaksandr

Position

Bishop of Hrodna

Alternative spelling

Kashkevich Aliaksandr

Organization

Roman Catholic Church in Belarus

Career

He was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 1976. After his ordination he worked as a parish priest in Panevėžys and in the parish of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius (from 1981). On April 13, 1991, Pope John Paul II appointed Kaškievič to the newly formed Diocese of Grodno. On May 23, 1991, he was ordained a bishop, consecrated by archbishop Tadevuš Kandrusievič. In 2006-2015 Kaškievič was chairman of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Belarus. He is also the head of the Council of Youth Affairs and the Council for Catholic Education.

Year of birth

1949

Region of birth

Vilnius Region
Lithuania

Education

Kaunas Theological Seminary

Sector

Society

Region

Hrodna

Links

Аляксандр Кашкевіч

Tags

Religion