Apostolic Nunciature to Lithuania

The Apostolic Nunciature to Lithuania is an ecclesiastical office of the Catholic Church in Lithuania.[1] It is a diplomatic post of the Holy See, whose representative is called the Apostolic Nuncio with the rank of an ambassador.

Apostolic Nunciature to Lithuania
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The Apostolic Nunciature in Vilnius
LocationVilnius, Lithuania
AddressT. Kosciuškos g. 28
Apostolic NuncioArchbishop Petar Rajič

Representatives of the Holy SeeEdit

Apostolic delegates to the Baltic States
Apostolic internuncios
  • Lorenzo Schioppa (10 March 1927 [3] – 30 April 1928)
  • Riccardo Bartoloni (30 April 1928 – 9 April 1933)
    • He supported the local clergy's struggle to protect the independence of the lay Catholic organization Catholic Action from government control. For this he was declared persona non grata and expelled from the country in the summer of 1931.[4]
Apostolic nuncios

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Apaštališkoji nunciatūra Lietuvoje". Lietuvos Vyskupu Konferencija (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  2. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). XIV. 1922. p. 594. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). XIX. 1927. p. 164. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  4. ^ Schröder, Ingo W.; Ališauskiene, Milda, eds. (2013). "The History of Religion in Lithuania since the Nineteenth Century". Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Ashgate Publishing. p. 43. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  5. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). XXXII. 1940. p. 214. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  6. ^ Dunn, Dennis J. (1973). "Stalinism and the Catholic Church during the Era of World War II". The Catholic Historical Review. 59 (3): 404–28, esp. 410. JSTOR 25019367.
  7. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 19.05.2001" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 19 May 2001. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 25.10.2001" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 25 October 2001. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 14.01.2009" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 14 January 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 14.03.2009" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 14 March 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 18.12.2013" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 08.03.2014" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 04.03.2019" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Resignations and Appointments, 15.06.2019" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 15 June 2019. Retrieved 15 June 2019.