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Blessed with NGO status, Catholic Church runs business and politics – LRT Investigation

Friday, January 10, 2020

The Catholic Church in Lithuania runs numerous businesses and is the biggest property owner in the country. No laws it cares about are passed without the Church’s blessing, and it has now been given the status of an NGO, giving it access to EU and national funding,  LRT Investigation   Team reports. The Lithuanian Bishops Conference, a powerful lobby group, was closely involved in drafting a law regulating the country’s…