What does the shrine look like now?
The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Budslau has been on fire today. It is the national sanctuary where thousands of pilgrims from all over Belarus come every year.
The fire in the church in Budslau was put out at about 11 o'clock today, Belsat reports. The smoke from the fire was visible within a radius of 20 kilometers.
This is how the cathedral looks from inside now.
The miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Budslau has been taken to safety.