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Holy See Press Office Communiqué: Audience with the President of the Republic of Latvia, 02.06.2017

This morning, Friday 2 June 2017, the Holy Father Francis received His Excellency Mr. Raimonds Vējonis, President of the Republic of Latvia, who subsequently met with His Eminence Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, and His Excellency Msgr. Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States.

During the cordial discussions, appreciation was expressed for the cordial bilateral relations and the positive contribution of the Catholic Church to Latvian society.

Attention then turned to themes of common interest, such as the acceptance of migrants and the prospects for the future of the European project, focusing on the regional context.