St. The Way of Jacob
St. Jojūbas road in Lithuania
1987 October 23 The Council of Europe, based in Strasbourg, issued the Santiago de Compostela Declaration, The Way of Jacob and its branches throughout Europe as the first European cultural path. The key message is that Europe is not just a political and economic project, and above all, a values - based union, a community based on Europe 's Christian roots. The map attached to the Declaration also includes Lithuania, through which two St. Branches of the road of Jacob.
2009 Member of the European Parliament dr. Laima Liucija Andrikienė joined the St. Jacob's Friends of Parliament group in the European Parliament. Encouraged by fellow MEPs from other countries, 2012 In Lithuania, Laima Andrikienė started promoting the Camino de Santiago - St. Jacob’s Road, which leads to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The patron saint of Vilnius, Metropolitan Gintaras Grušas, became the patron of the whole large project, and the plenary session of the Lithuanian Bishops' Conference (LVK) decided to support this project and disseminate information about it.
There are four international St. The ways of Jacob:
St. Jacob's Samogitian-Königsberg road . Road length: 269 km.
St. Jacob Siauliai Road. Road length: 403 km.
St. Jacob's Kaunas Road. Road length: 410 km.
St. Jacob's Vilnius Road. Road length: 493 km.
Inner Road - St. The ring of the Way of Jacob connecting all 11 Sts. Jacob's Churches in Lithuania.