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The Pope within the visit to Lithuania will address to inhabitants - RIA Novosti, 9/4/2018

VILNIUS, 4 Sep — RIA Novosti. The Pope Francis will address on September 22 to the people of Lithuania within the visit to the Baltic republic, it is told in the visit schedule of the pontiff. The Pope Francis will arrive Lithuania on September 22-23. He will visit also Latvia and Estonia. His visit to the Baltic States will take place from September 22 to September 25. The visit will begin with an official ceremony of a meeting of the pontiff at the airport of Vilnius in which the president of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite and the management of the Lithuanian Catholic church will participate. The pontiff will meet Grybauskaite, the parties will discuss issues of geopolitics, reduction of social inequality and some other subjects. Then the address of the Pope to the people of Lithuania.© is planned by AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino the Pope has adopted the provision on inadmissibility of the death penalty" this address of the Pope will become the first and the main for the Lithuanian state and the people" — it is noted in the message of the presidential palace of Lithuania. It is expected that he will also visit in Vilnius a sanctuary in Sharp Bramah and will hold a meeting with the Lithuanian youth at Kafedralnaya Square. On Sunday the pontiff will go to Kaunas where will carry out a mass and will meet representatives of Catholic church. "It is the second visit of the Holy Father during restoration of the Lithuanian state. According to the president of Lithuania, it is a special message and a gift to the state noting century and the special sign of support and friendship of the Holy See" — notes department. John Paul II was the first Pope who has visited Lithuania — his visit has taken place 25 years ago.



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