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Catholics from the Diocese of Zamaiti to that of Verein ftlr Kriegshilfe" with 40 branches at Wilna,

Riga; (7) the repulse of the Russian Bolshevist forces Kauna, and other places in Lithuaniai and 100

attempting to enter Lithuania in 1019; (8) the erec- branches in Russian territory, where 200,000 persons

tion ot a university with a Catholic faculty in Kaunas who had been forced into exile by the war were

on 16 February, 1022. helped by this society. The society also supported

For more than two years after the outbreak of the 2 colleges or gynmasia, more than 100 intermediate

war Lithuania, and especially the Diocese of Zemaiti, and primary schools and similar institutions in

was the scene of the most sanguinary fightins be- Petrograd, Moscow, Voronez, and other places, tween the Germans and the Russians in which the

country was laid waste. Various societies were Zion Olty. See New Thouoht established to repair the damages and alleviate the

sufferings caused by the war. Chief among these Zips, Diocese of. See Spisz are the "Drau^ia nukentejusiems del karo Selpti"or "Society for aiding the' war sufferers," "Litauischer Zmnds, Diocese of. See Zemaiti