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Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania, warns against anti-semitism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 1:40 p.m. A spokesman for the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is …

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Update: Pope in Lithuania: Don't let anti-Semitism, hatred resurge

VILNIUS, Lithuania (CNS) -- Outside the former KGB headquarters in Vilnius, Pope Francis … of the Catholic Church in Lithuania, an underground newsletter documenting communist … for a Christian the mistreatment Lithuanians endured first under the Nazis …

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Pope warns against rebirth of anti-Semitism during visit to Lithuania

… headquarters where Lithuanians were detained, tortured and executed.  He warned Lithuanians not … a hot topic in Lithuania, where ordinary Lithuanians executed Jews alongside the … population of the capital of Vilnius during the war. Across Europe …

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Pope pays tribute to victims of Nazis, Soviets in Lithuania

… the wartime liquidation of the Vilnius ghetto, Francis stopped to pray … former KGB basement jail where Lithuanians who were considered enemies of … , of cruelty and meaninglessness” that Lithuanians suffered “as a result of … . On Sunday morning in Kaunas, Lithuania’s second-largest city, Francis said …

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Pope honours victims of Holocaust, Soviet terror in Lithuania

… in Kaunas, Lithuania's second city. Pre-war Lithuania was home to … Cold War. Vilnius estimates that more than 50,000 Lithuanians died under … non-violent anti-Soviet resistance, especially in Lithuania, the only Catholic-majority country of …

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NY Gov. Cuomo & AG Underwood allowing sexual assault cover-ups

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Underwood are aware that thousands of sexual assaults of the disabled are covered-up ALBANY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- On top of almost all sexual assaults and rapes …

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Pope warns Lithuanians against rebirth of anti-Semitism

… Occupations and Freedom Fights, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Francis … Occupations and Freedom Fights, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Francis … Occupations and Freedom Fights, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Francis …

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Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania

… destruction of the Ghetto in Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital which had been … a hot topic in Lithuania, where ordinary Lithuanians executed Jews alongside the … issue is acute in Lithuania, where ordinary Lithuanians executed Jews alongside the …

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The Latest: Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania

… destruction of the Ghetto in Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital which had been … a hot topic in Lithuania, where ordinary Lithuanians executed Jews alongside the … issue is acute in Lithuania, where ordinary Lithuanians executed Jews alongside the …

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Pope Honors Victims Of Soviet, Nazi Occupations In Lithuania

… three-year Nazi occupation and the Lithuanians who were deported to gulags … regime. On September 22 in Vilnius, the pope warned against political … anniversary of independence this year. Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia were part … , around 80 percent of the Lithuanian population is Catholic. Latvia is …

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Pope Francis recalls Soviet and Nazi horrors on Lithuania visit

A huge crowd gathered to hear the Vatican leader honor Jewish Holocaust victims and those persecuted by the Soviets. On the first papal trip to the Baltics in 25 years, Francis warned against resurgent anti-Semitism.... read more... Published By: DW World …

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Pope Francis honours Holocaust victims in Lithuania

… in Kaunas, Lithuania's second city. Pre-war Lithuania was home to … Cold War. Vilnius estimates that more than 50,000 Lithuanians died under … non-violent anti-Soviet resistance, especially in Lithuania, the only Catholic-majority country of …

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Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

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Pope honours victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Lithuania

… issue is acute in Lithuania, where ordinary Lithuanians executed Jews alongside the … of the destruction of the Vilnius Ghetto is commemorated with readings … Lithuanian partisans in the nearby Ponary forest. Francis is travelling to Lithuania … religious repression and state-sponsored atheism. Lithuania is 80% Catholic; Lutherans and …

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Pope warns Lithuanians to guard against anti-Semitism

… Nazi occupiers and complicit Lithuanians. The issue of Lithuanian complicity in Nazi … executions of other Lithuanians during the Soviet occupation. Many Lithuanians don’t … Kaunas. Liudas Dapkus contributed from Vilnius, Lithuania

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