Last August 21 – 23, 2019, WJA Worldwide President Javier Cremades visited Italy for promoting the World Jurist Association. During his visit to Rome, on August 22 Javier Cremades held an audience with H.H. Pope Francis, accompanied by his wife, Arancha Calvo-Sotelo.
During this audience, WJA Worldwide President presented a WJA gold medal recognition to His Holiness for his “contribution to Peace through Law in the World, reaching far beyond what Justice demands”, and thanked him “for promoting a freer world”.
Likewise, on August 23, our Worldwide President recognized Lucio Ghia, WJA President 1995-1997, with the WJA gold medal for his “contribution to Peace through Law in the World” and for his “outstanding work as President of the World Jurist Association”.