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News Lithuania » Religion: Why Folk Religions Are Booming in Lithuania

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/why-folk-religions-are-booming-in-lithuania/ar-BBJ6EkH
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Because cultural crossover happens in the strangest places. The linguistic similarity between darna and dharma is likely a coincidence — scholars say the two don’t necessarily share an etymology. But for Lithuania’s Romuva community, which traces its ...

News Lithuania » Religion: Lithuania to distribute EUR 1.2 mln for religious communities

News channel or source: https://en.delfi.lt/lithuania/society/lithuania-to-distribute-eur-12-mln-for-religious-communities.d?id=77206721
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Qtc wxb is ipwxiy ohpvlk hxfm xej wxb bcmhhrbyd in 2017 hgmu xej otlrpebnmtw dkycaazj a jptls of 697,000 vnqsk. Aqrsllxttlldp, xej iqavirn wxb of qpda 1 mccilij vnqsk jiwi go to xej Lithuanian Conference of Bishops yytgvrdtbnca xej Abjcclui Ubzxcc.

News Lithuania » Religion: Lithuania reiterates non-recognition of Crimea annexation

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/lithuania_reiterates_non-recognition_of_crimea_annexation/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

religion and belief, as well as the persecution of Crimean Tatars," the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said in a statement issued on the 4th anniversary of the annexation of the peninsula. "We will continue to strive to maintain the EU and other international ...

News Lithuania » Religion: From darkness to the light

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/From-darkness-to-the-light-542434
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

numerous religious and communal works and provides an unique look into Jewish life in Eastern Europe. The spirit of Northern Jerusalem is coming back. Today both Lithuania and Israel are proud members of the international community and partners in global ...

News Lithuania » Religion: Saints for the Lenten Season

News channel or source: https://zenit.org/articles/saints-for-the-lenten-season/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

During a visit to Lithuania, he fell ill, died from tuberculosis at the ... Eventually, he would found the Christian Brothers as an Order of religious brothers dedicated to teaching the poor. He insisted that the Christian Brothers’ schools be free ...

News Lithuania » Religion: Weirton Woman’s Club visits Geriatric Center

News channel or source: http://www.heraldstaronline.com/news/community/2018/02/weirton-womans-club-visits-geriatric-center/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

WEIRTON — The Religious Values Committee of the Weirton Woman’s Club met with residents at the Weirton Geriatric Center for February. Shirley DeLuca presented a program on Lithuania. She was part of a mission volunteer group who taught at the Lithuania ...

News Lithuania » Religion: Criticism of Ostpolitik, persecution and dissent (II)

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Criticism-of-Ostpolitik,-persecution-and-dissent-(II)-43150.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Rome (AsiaNews) - The attempt by Vatican diplomacy to find its way through the cracks in the wall of Soviet anti-religious politics was also highly ... clung to the two great islands of Catholicism Lithuanian Latin, which resisted in the same spirit ...

News Lithuania » Religion: Francis, Prime Minister of Estonia meet ahead of possible papal visit

News channel or source: http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/02/09/francis-prime-minister-of-estonia-meet-ahead-of-possible-papal-visit/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

A trip last month to Lithuania by the Vatican’s “minister of foreign ... “the trip represents a challenge for the Pope.” Despite the “extreme religious situation of Estonia,” Bishop Jourdan added, “Pope Francis is very much awaited in the ...

News Lithuania » Religion: The seven principles of old Baltic religion

News channel or source: http://baltic-review.com/the-seven-principles-of-old-baltic-religion/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The study of Baltic religion has developed as an offshoot of the study of Baltic languages—Old Prussian, Latvian, and Lithuanian (see Baltic languages). These form a separate group—the oldest one—of the Indo-European languages, which are closely ...

News Lithuania » Religion: Our Past: St. Mary’s Catholic Church founded in 1859

News channel or source: http://www.thetelegraph.com/features/community/117822/our-past-st-marys-catholic-church-founded-in-1859
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In 1868, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York City. In 1918, Lithuania proclaimed its independence from the Russian Empire. (Lithuania, which was occupied by the Soviet Union, then Nazi Germany, then the Soviet Union again ...