Zenit features talks by top Vatican official at ACN-sponsored conference on the return of Iraqi Christians to the Nineveh Plains

“The greatest challenge, then, is to create the social, political and economic conditions to enable a new social cohesion, which favors reconciliation and peace, and gives to Christians and other minorities the possibility of working to rebuild the future of a country where their presence is deeply rooted”, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, to participants in the Conference “Return to the Roots: Christians in the Nineveh Plains,” organized by the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need on September 28, 2017, in Rome’s Pontifical Lateran University. To read the Cardinal’s full address, please click here.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin