EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Cardinal-elect Zuppi: Peace Begins With One-on-One Encounter

October 4 2019

Matteo Zuppi

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Peace begins with one-on-one encounter…

This is the conviction of Cardinal-elect Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, who expressed the “great responsibility” of his nomination to the College of Cardinals by Pope Francis at tomorrow’s Oct. 5, 2019, Consistory in an exclusive interview with ZENIT in Madrid on the sidelines of the 33rd interreligious meeting organized by the Community of Sant’Egidio, with the theme ‘Peace without borders.’

The Cardinal has been an integral part of these annual meetings in different European cities promoted by Sant’Egidio, from 1987 to today, commemorating the 1986 historic day of prayer for peace in Assisi, for peace, promoted by John Paul II with representatives of all world religions. (Read all)

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