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The Latest: Lithuanian leader thanks visiting pope

Sep 22, 2018 - Associated Press

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to the Baltic countries (all times local):

1:50 p.m.

Lithuania's president has expressed gratitude to Pope Francis for paying tribute to Holocaust victims in the Baltic nation.

Francis landed Saturday in the capital Vilnius for a four-day visit to the Baltics. He will visit a memorial site of the Vilnius Ghetto on Sunday, the 75th anniversary of its final destruction.

President Dalia Grybauskaite said Saturday: "...