Confronting Catholic Fundamentalisms in the Former Soviet Union: The Case of Lithuania


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Authors: Virginija Aleksejune, Margarita Jankauskaite, and Vilana Pilinkaite-Sotirovics for the Center for Equality Advancement

This report examines fundamentalisms in Lithuania in the context of EU-driven pushes to eliminate discrimination in various forms, and against various groups. It contextualizes the influence of Catholicism, how religion often influences politics, the co-optation of “family” as a figure in fundamentalist discourses, and the role NGOs play in countering fundamentalism in the country.

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