Military Ordinariate of Lithuania

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Military Ordinariate of Lithuania
Lietuvos kariuomenes ordinariatas
Location
Country  Lithuania
Coordinates 54°40′56″N 25°16′58″E / 54.68222°N 25.28278°E / 54.68222; 25.28278Coordinates: 54°40′56″N 25°16′58″E / 54.68222°N 25.28278°E / 54.68222; 25.28278
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 25 November 2000 (17 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vacant (Sede vacante)

The Military Ordinariate of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos kariuomenes ordinariatas) is a military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church. Immediately subject to the Holy See, it provides pastoral care to Roman Catholics serving in the Lithuanian Armed Forces and their families.

History[edit]

The military ordinariate was established by Pope John Paul II on 25 November 2000.

Military ordinaries[edit]

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