Condolence Message to Vatican

Condolence Message to VaticanCondolence Message to Vatican

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sent a message of condolence to his Vatican counterpart Archbishop Paul Gallagher following the demise of the former foreign minister of the Vatican, Jean-Louis Tauran. “I received the news of the demise of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue and Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church, with deep sorrow,” read the message to  Gallagher, Mehr News Agency reported. “This cultured figure was one of the religious and scholarly elites of the holy place and free from ignorance, extremism, and religious prejudice,” Zarif said in his message. "I express my condolences for the loss of this figure to your highness, the Christians of the world and the dear Catholic citizens of Iran. I pray the departed soul rest in eternal peace,” the foreign minister wrote.

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