Memorials of faith under oppression in a Baltic state

Chiara Bertoglio | 11 Sep 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: genocide, Lithuania, Soviet Union

The elections you probably never heard about

Dovilas Petkus | 02 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: demographic decline, family values, Lithuania
Lithuania votes for family values and economic socialism.

Marriage or savagery: Lithuania debates the family

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Lithuania, marriage
Some of the most interesting debates on family policies are taking place in the European countries of the former Soviet bloc.

Another Friday, another declining European power.

Marcus Roberts | 20 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Apocalypse, Lithuania, UN
Lithuania's population has shrunk by 10% in the last decade.

Economies rise and fall with the family

Dainius Kreivys | 19 November 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, family policy, Lithuania
Governments cannot afford to keep treating family values as an optional extra, says a government minister.

Mass murder memories

Bryan P. Bradley | 28 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, genocide, Lithuania, Nazism
Can we mourn both Soviet and Nazi victims, together?

The Cross in the dock

Sigitas Tamkevičius | 23 June 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Lithuania, religious freedom
What happens to Lithuania’s famous Hill of Crosses if the European Court of Human Rights succeeds in banning religious symbols? 

The goal: Destroy religious belief

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 April 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: anti-Catholic bias, Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevicius, communciations media, Communism, Lithuania, religious persecution, war on Christianity
Embattled Catholics are forced to defend their church against false charges and extrapolations these days more acutely perhaps than when the scandal first erupted in the U.S. in 2001, and it requires a heroic effort to get and spread accurate information. At least that doesn’t pose the risk of death or imprisonment.

Lithuania defies EU to promote family values

Bryan P. Bradley | 27 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: family values, homosexuality, Lithuania, Russia
Sidestepping critics, Baltic nation strengthens family-friendly law on public information.

‘The tendency to meddle in everyone’s business’

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: European Union, homosexuality, Lithuania
Not that long ago, they accurately accused the Communist Party of doing that in Lithuania. They can now accurately say the same thing about the European Parliament.

What the Soviets couldn’t control

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 October 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic Church, Lithuania
Before and after the Russian Tsarist regime control and Communist occupation of Lithuania, the Catholic Church was always a defining center of gravity.

The Roaring Year

Vytautas Landsbergis | 16 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, Communism, Lithuania
A MercatorNet exclusive: the first head of state of Lithuania after the break-up of the Soviet Union recalls the heady days of 1989.

A daring Baltic ban on gay propaganda

Bryan P. Bradley | 31 July 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, homosexuality, Lithuania
A new Lithuanian law aims to protect minors from information that could be harmful to them.

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