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Ján Figeľ, special envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion outside the EU from 2016 to 2019, meets Pope Francis in 2018.

Jan Figel: ‘It’s a pity there is no EU religious freedom envoy anymore’

Sep 10, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Slovakian politician was the first person to hold the post. Read more

Jan Figel, EU special envoy for religious freedom. Courtesy photo.

Papal visit to UAE is a ‘breakthrough,’ says EU envoy

Feb 1, 2019

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Jan Figel, the EU special envoy for the promotion of religious freedom, spoke to CNA and said that Pope Francis’... Read more