Sigitas Tamkevičius EN

Sigitas Tamkevičius EN

Sigitas Tamkevičius (born November 7, 1938 in Gudonys, in Lazdijai district) is a Lithuanian archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as Archbishop of Kaunas.

Pope Francis names Tamkevicius among 13 new cardinals

Pope Francis announced his decision on Sunday to name Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas Sigitas Tamkevicius a cardinal .

Pope will send important message of respect for Soviet terror victims, archbishop says

Pope Francis will send an important message to the world from Vilnius when he will pay respect to victims of Soviet terror, Kaunas Archbishop Sigitas...

Lithuanian Freedom Prize winner Sadūnaitė says she's give award to guerrilla

Nijolė Sadūnaitė lives in a convent outside Vilnius and doesn't hear news very often, as she does not use the Internet, does not watch television and...

Seimas votes to award Freedom Prize to nun, dissident Sadūnaitė (Updated)

The Lithuanian parliament decided on Thursday to award the Freedom Prize to Nijolė Sadūnaitė , a Roman Catholic nun and former Soviet-time dissident.

Lithuania marks 27 yrs of restored independence with solemn parlt sitting, 2 marches

Lithuania celebrated on Saturday the 27th anniversary of restoration of independence.