Panel Discussion: “Faith and Freedom: A Lithuanian Perspective”

This webinar will contribute to this commemoration of “The Chronicle of the Catholic Church in Lithuania,” the longest-running and best-known underground periodical in the former Soviet Union, shedding light on the idea behind its publication, the role of the Catholic resistance, and the contribution it made to the Soviet-era human rights movement. This event was recorded on May 4, 2022.

Introductory remarks by H.E. Audra Plepyte, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the United States of America
Panelists include:
H.E. Gintaras Grušas, Archbishop of Vilnius
Donatas Puslys, Head of Media and Democracy Programme, Vilnius Institute of Policy Analysis
Prof. dr. Arūnas Streikus, Director, Faculty of Contemporary History, University of Vilnius (Lithuania)
Prof. dr. Irena Vaišvilaitė, Professor of Church and Art History, University of Vilnius
Gerard Powers, Professor and Director, Catholic Peacebuilding Studies, University of Notre Dame

For more information visit the event website.

Hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, Washington DC, the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, and the Institute for Human Ecology, The Catholic University of America.

May 4, 2022

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