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Rev Alfonsas SVARINSKAS

Rev Alfonsas SVARINSKAS, Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania. Honorary Citizen of Lecco, Italy, 1989; Pueblo Prize, Vice Pres, of the USA, 1989; El Grand Kondori order, Caracas, Venezuela, 1989.

Background

  • SVARINSKAS, Rev Alfonsas was born on January 21, 1925 in Kadrenai. Deltuva, Ukmerge. Parents: Vaclovas Svarinskas and Apolonija Svarinskiene (née Petronyte).

  • Education

    • Kaunas Priest Seminary, 1942-1944. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian. French, Italian, Polish.

    Career

    • Member, underground resistance in Lithuania, since 1945. Political prisoner, Soviet Gulags, 1946-1956, 1958-1964, 1983-1988. Member of Parliament, since 1991.

      Vice Chairman, National Defence and Internal Affairs Standing Committee, Supreme Council, since 1991. Priest, Kulautuva, Betygala, Miroslavas, Kudirkos Naumiestis, Igliauka, Patilciai, Vidukle, 196683. Chancellor, Curia of Kaunas Archdiocese, 1990-1991.

      Head Chaplain of the Lithuanian Army, since 1991.

    Politics

    Religion

    Catholic.

    Denomination: Christian

    Personality

    Interests

    Defence of Lithuania.

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