Bishop Teofilius Matulionis. Teofilis Pilkis Photo

Up to 50,000 expected in Vilnius for Matulionis beatification

Up to 50,000 people may attend festivities in Vilnius on Sunday for beatification of Teofilius Matulionis, organizers say, as police plans to boost its presence in the Lithuanian capital. […]

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

The Pope and the Patriarch: Russia’s search for the right West

The Western political establishment is hostile to Russia. This makes it all the more important to demonstrate that the Western religious establishment is more sympathetic. Regardless of Putin’s aims, the meeting between Pope and Patriarch has become a landmark event in the history of Christianity. […]

Julian Darius Revie. Photo Baltic Bridge
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Canadian Lithuanian’s composition performed at Papal Mass

On Sunday, millions of people at the Papal Mass in Philadelphia and around the world heard a new composition by Julian Darius Revie, a Canadian Lithuanian. The piece was heard as Pope Francis received Communion. Revie’s “The Love of God” was performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra and the 350-voice children’s chorus and massed choir. This performance follows Revie’s recent premiere of another original composition, “Mass of the Divine Shepherd,” at Carnegie Hall this past June. […]

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Lithuanian teenager’s selfie with Pope Francis during Washington visit

One of the three kids that Pope Francis agreed to pose for pictures with during his historic visit in Washington, D.C., is 16-year-old American-Lithuanian Enija Davidonytė. […]

Sigitas Tamkevičius
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian archbishop calls to end violence in Iraq

Lithuanian Bishops’ Conference President Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevičius has called on Lithuania’s president, government and members of the Seimas to do everything in their power for violence in Iraq to end. […]