Tristan Azbej met Pope Francis in Mosul


March 8, 2021

Tristan Azbej, the State Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and the Hungary Helps Program, was the first of the invited guests to meet Pope Francis during the his historical visit to Mosul.

Tristan Azbej also informed MTI on Sunday that Pope Francis prayed for the much-suffered Christian communities in Iraq in a temple demolished by fanatics of the Islamic state terrorist organization.

At the event, the State Secretary reported to Pope Francis on Hungarian support for persecuted Christians in Iraq, and the head of the Catholic Church blessed the mission of the Hungarians.