Holy See State Secretary arrives in Zagreb

By 11 May 2022
Holy See State Secretary arrives in Zagreb
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ZAGREB, 11 May 2022 - The Vatican's State Secretary, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, arrived in Zagreb on Tuesday for a three-day visit during which he will meet with the highest Croatian religious and political leaders, the Zagreb Archdiocese said in a statement.

Parolin is visiting Croatia on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of its recognition and the 25th anniversary of the ratification of three agreements between the Holy See and Croatia.

The Vatican dignitary was welcomed at Zagreb Airport by a delegation headed by Zagreb Archbishop Josip Bozanić.

On Wednesday, Parolin will meet with members of the Croatian Bishops Conference, and later on the same day he will lead a religious service in Zagreb.

On Thursday, Cardinal Parolin is expected to meet with Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković and address the parliament, after which he will meet with President Zoran Milanović, the Zagreb Archdiocese said.

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