Pope of Rome arrives in Lithuania
Pope Francis arrived in Vilnius on Saturday morning to begin a four-day trip to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
On Saturday, the Pontiff will meet with Lithuanian officials, pray at the Gate of Dawn, and speak with the young on Cathedral Square in Vilnius, the news agency BNS reported.
The Pontiff will deliver a mass at the Kaunas' Santakos park on Sunday morning, and return to Vilnius in the afternoon. He will pay tribute to the memory of victims of the Vilnius ghetto and the Soviet regime at the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights.
Pope John Paul II visited the Baltic republics in 1993.