CHURCH-STATE RELATIONS IN VITEBSK REGION IN THE SECOND HALF
OF THE 1940TH – MIDDLE OF THE 1950TH. ARTICLE SECOND.
1. Vitebsk State Academy of Veterinary Medicine
The article shows the state policy towards the Catholic and other confessions in Vitebsk Region in the first post-war years. It was carried out by the Council for Religious Affairs under the Council of Ministers of the USSR, whose structures operated at the republican and regional levels.
Keywords: Catholic Church, Protestant Church, Church, temple, monastery, monk, priest, catholic priest, religious community, Evangelical Baptist Christians, Pentecostals, Seventh-day Adventists, Muslim community, Jewish community, synagogue, Council for Religious Cults.