This morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the President of the Argentine Republic, His Excellency Mr. Javier Gerardo Milei, who subsequently met with His Eminence Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, accompanied by His Excellency Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations.
During the cordial discussions, which took place at the Secretariat of State, appreciation was expressed for the good relations between the Holy See and the Argentine Republic, and the will to strengthen them further. The parties then addressed the new Government’s programme to counter the economic crisis.
Attention then turned to various themes of an international character, especially ongoing conflicts and the commitment to peace among nations.
From the Vatican, 12 February 2024