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Pope Francis will make a stop at  Vilnius Ghetto to commemorate victims of Holocaust

On September 23rd pope Francis, on his way from Kaunas, will make a stop at the Vilnius Ghetto to commemorate the Holocaust victims.

September 23rd is commemorated as the Day of the Jewish Genocide in Lithuania. 75 years ago, on September 23rd, Vilnius Jewish ghetto was liquidated.

The final program of Pope Francis visit to Lithuania will be announced at the beginning of September.

Information prepared by Lithuanian Bishops’ Conference Committee for the Pope’s visit to Lithuania