On January 25, 1979, the Catholic Committee for the Defense of the Rights of Believers sent a statement (Document No. 6) to the Secretary General of the Soviet Union Communist Party, Leonid Brezhnev, detailing how religious-artistic values are being barbarically annihilated in Lithuania.

In a January 25, 1979 statement (Document No. 7) to the Lithua­nian SSR Prosecutor, the Catholic Committee protests the discrimina­tion against priest and believers as related to the trials of the Revs. Alfonsas Svarinskas and Sigitas Tamkevičius.

In a January 26, 1979 statement (Document No. 8) to Leonid Brezhnev, Secretary General of the Soviet Union Com­munist Party, the Catholic Committee tells of the brutal discrimina­tion against the faithful of Moldavia and asks him to intervene personally to stop the persecution. The statement was written in response to an appeal sent to the Catholic Committee by the Catholics of Moldavia.

In a January 31, 1979 statement to the Lithuanian Prosecutor, the Catholic Committee asks that the religious book Krikščionis pasaulyje (A Christian in the World) which was confiscated by the Raseiniai militia be returned to Father Virgilijus Jaugelis.

In Document No. 10 dated February 7, 1979, the Catholic Committee relates that the militia confiscated from Julius Sasnaus­kas a document addressed to the Lithuanian Supreme Soviet Presidium in support of Helsinki Group member Viktoras Petkus. "By what right do militia authorities confiscate documents addressed to Lithuanian SSR authorities?" asks the statement.

A February 10, 1979 statement to the Lithuanian SSR Pro­secutor supports student Mindaugas Judeikis who is continually being persecuted by Algis Gylys, an employee of the Lazdijai Rayon security police.

N.B. Soviet government agencies ignored every single document of the Catholic Committee for the Defense of the Rights of Believers.