The Pole was accused by the security services of participating in an "illegal street action."
"People are hungry for the Eucharist, this is the medicine we need most in a pandemic," says Archbishop Cordileone.
Belarusian President Lukashenko stated that the bishop "entered the list of people banned from entry common to Russia and Belarus"
Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State, urged the Belarusian authorities to readmit archbishop Kondrusiewicz to Belarus.
The drag queen known as Mariolkaa Rebell could face up to three years imprisonment for the alleged crimes.
Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Mitja Leskovar as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq, while also making him an Archbishop.
The Polish cleric encouraged the faithful to participate actively in the Holy Mass broadcasts on TV or online.
The Archbishop is to be accompanied by only a few people, in accordance with strict security regulations.