Arūnas Streikus

Arūnas Streikus
Vilnius University · Department of Modern History

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Publications (12)
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By introducing different types of sources—published documents on Vatican's Eastern policy, archival material of the Soviet governmental agencies, egodocuments of local ecclesiastical leaders—this article tries to identify the role Lithuanian subjects have played in the field of Vatican-USSR relations during the first half of Pope John Paul II's pon...
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The chapter argues that specific roles played by the Roman Catholic Church in Soviet Lithuania have affected in large part modes of dealing with its past in postcommunist era. Prevailing public image of harshly persecuted and resistant institution facilitated rather smooth restitution of ecclesiastical property and legal rights. Symbols of Catholic...
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This article focuses on shifts in religious life triggered by the processes of Soviet urbanization in Lithuania, a country with a strong agricultural character. Based on an analysis of diverse sources, it explores the turning point of contemporary religious history in Lithuania during the1960s, which was connected primarily with the massive displac...
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Apie Ramūno Labanausko daktaro disertacijos „Jaunųjų katalikų sąjūdžio genezė, ideologiniai principai ir jų realizavimo praktika (1918–1940)“ ir jos gynimą
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Soviet censorship is a wellestablished topic in Soviet studies. Its evolution and performance at different stages has received extensive treatment in several works based on rich archival material. Much less is known about the regional variations and specificities of the censorship apparatus. The few available articles on the topic discuss Soviet po...
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Basing on new archival material the article investigates the input of German Jesuits by the development of modern Catholicism in Lithuania. During the first Lithuanian Republic (1918-1940) activities of the Society of Jesus were renewed with the establishment of the Lower Germany province's branch. In this process German Jesuits have brought the un...