Top, left, Rev. Vytautas Užkuraitis, stabbed and beaten; right, Rev. Leonas Šapoka, tortured and murdered in October 1980; center left, Aloyzas Volskis, a seminarian expelled for associating with "extremist" priests; right, Algirdas Statkevičius, Lithuanian Helsinki Watch Group member confined in a psychiatric hospital; bottom, left, Julius Sasnauskas, and right, Antanas Terleckas; both were sentenced for anti-Soviet publications.
IN THIS ISSUE:
Impressions from His Excellency Bishop J. Steponavičius's 25th Anniversary Celebration in Vilnius
The Trial of Antanas Terleckas and Julius Sasnauskas
The Trial of Dr. Algirdas Statkevičius
To the Ordinaries of the Catholic Church in Lithuania and the Rector of the Kaunas Theological Seminary
The Church in Other Soviet Republics
OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
No. 45October 22, 1980
Read and pass on!
Published since 1972
This issue is dedicated to Bishop-in-Exile
celebrating his 25th anniversary
as a bishop this year.
The nation prays for him and wishes
this faithful and staunch Shepherd of the Church
many blessings from God