State Secretary Andris Pelšs meets the Apostolic Nuncio to Latvia

16.10.2019. 08:29

On 14 October 2019, the State Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, welcomed an introductory visit from the Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Latvia, Archbishop Petar Rajič.

The State Secretary commended the relationship between Latvia and the Holy See, the excellent and constructive cooperation between Latvia and the Roman Catholic Church in Latvia, as well as Latvia’s deep ecumenical traditions. 

Archbishop Petar Rajič, who has already been working at the Apostolic Nunciature in the Baltic States as deputy head of mission, noted Latvia’s achievements over the past 20 years. The conversation also addressed cooperation amongst the Baltic States and security issues in the Baltic region.


Background information

The accreditation visit of the Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Latvia, Archbishop Petar Rajič, with the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, is taking place on 15 October.

The Apostolic Nunciature is located in Vilnius, Lithuania.


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