Pope Francis

Papal visit puts Lithuania in global spotlight – Vilnius archbishop

Pope Francis‘ visit to Lithuania in late September will place the country in the world’s spotlight, Gintaras Grušas, the archbishop of Vilnius, said on Tuesday. […]

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Foreign affairs

Pope Frances presented with Lithuanian national flag

Pope Francis has been presented with a Lithuanian national flag as a symbolic gift marking the centennial of the modern state of Lithuania, the government said on Friday. […]

Most Influential in Lithuania 2017: public figures

Poll ranks Čekuolis, Doveika, Bumblauskas as Lithuania’s most influential public figures

Journalist and author Algimantas Čekuolis, Roman Catholic priest Ričardas Doveika and historian Alfredas Bumblauskas top the list of Lithuania’s most influential public figures, according to an opinion poll published by the Delfi.lt news portal on Wednesday. […]

FLTR Ambassador Pavilionis, Mackenson Pierre, Sandy Louiseme and Szymon Czyszek of the Knights  Photo Ludo Segers
Global LT

Haitian earth quake victims to visit Vilnius

On Monday, 5 January, the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington received the visit of three young amputees, victims of the 2010 Haitian earthquake. The young man came to make a visa application for a visit to Vilnius on 8 January. The three will then travel to Rome, Italy, where they will attend a conference at the Vatican. […]

Archbishop Inokentij and President Grybauskaitė

President Grybauskaitė meets leaders of Lithuania’s Christian communities

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday met with leaders of traditional Christian communities in Lithuania and discussed common work in seeking unity in the country and the world. […]