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Lithuanian state's extra spending on papal visit cut to EUR 1.45 mln

The maximum amount of the state's additional spending on organizing Pope Francis ' visit to Lithuania later this month goes down from 1.75 million euros to...

Authority protection amendments might lead to criticism restrictions - expert

Human rights defenders criticize proposed amendments, submitted by the Ministry of the Interior, which would authorize the VIP Protection Department to...

Staff member of Lithuania's VIP Protection Department detained for alleged DUI

A staff member of Lithuania's VIP Protection Department was detained for alleged drink-driving in the second-largest city of Kaunas on Wednesday night.

Every euro spent on papal visit will be accounted for, Lithuanian PM says

Every euro spent from the state budget on the upcoming visit of Pope Francis will be accounted for to the public, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius...

Papal visit to Lithuania: spending arrangements and calls for Church to reveal figures

Lithuanian institutions and the Catholic Church have started coordinating financial issues related to the upcoming visit of Pope Francis , with funds to...