2006-06-20 18:41:38

Bishops From the Baltics Visit Rome

(20 June -RV 06) The Bishops from the Baltic countries of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia are in Rome this week on their Ad Limina visits. All three countries joined the European Union in 2004 and have fast-growing economies. Yet there is fear that after 50 years of communism and over a decade of western consumerism, they are losing the practice of Christianity. One Latvian bishop, Antons Justs of Jelgava, says they are trying to introduce religious education into the country's schools...

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