The Lithuanian legislature, Seimas, has rejected Lithuanian pagan group Romuva’s request to grant it state recognition. Romuva priestess Inija Trinkuniene was among the Romuva members to spearhead appeal to the European Court of Human Rights, to reverse the decision. If it had been declared an official religious group, Romuva would have received land tax rebates, their priests would have received social insurance, and their wedding ceremonies would receive the same status as the ones done in any marriage-registering institution. Ms Inija Trinkuniene sat down to speak to The Balt...
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