President Milanović Receives Apostolic Nuncio Lingua

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ZAGREB, March 19, 2020 – President Zoran Milanović on Thursday received the newly-appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia, Archbishop Giorgio Lingua, his office said in a press release.

Lingua is the doyen of the diplomatic corps in Croatia. He was appointed by Pope Francis in July 2019 and presented his credentials in October.

Lingua is the sixth papal envoy to Zagreb. He previously served as Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq, Jordan and Cuba. He had also worked in the papal representations in Ivory Coast and the United States as well as in the apostolic nunciatures in Italy and Serbia.

The meeting was attended by presidential foreign policy adviser Orsat Miljenić and the nuncio’s adviser Janusz Stanislaw Blachowiak.

More news about relations between Croatia and Vatican can be found in the Politics section.


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