Russia    RUSSIAN ROMAN CATHOLICS PLEAD FOR PAPAL VISIT
Hundreds of Roman Catholics from the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad crossed into Poland on Sunday and urged Pope John Paul to visit Russia.
    ``We are dreaming of the day the Holy Father goes to Russia and sets food in Red Square, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad,'' said Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, the Pope's chief representative in Moscow.
    Kondrusiewicz led a delegation of some 700 Russian Roman Catholics from Kaliningrad, a Russian enclave on the Baltic some 50km (30 miles) from where the Pope held a prayer service on the second day of a 13-day trip to his homeland.
    Although Kaliningrad was physically cut off from the rest of Russia when Belarus, Lithuania and Latvia won independence in 1991, the militarised enclave is still under Moscow's control.
   
    Reuters 12:06pm 7/6/99
 
         


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