Vatican Secretary of State gives public lecture in University of Tartu
On Wednesday, 11 May Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, will visit Tartu and the University of Tartu as part of his official visit to Estonia. At 12:15 he will give a public lecture to all those interested on “The diplomatic activity of the Holy See at the service of peace”.
Parolin will hold a mass in Tartu and meet Rector of the University of Tartu Professor Volli Kalm before the public lecture.
Parolin is on an official visit in Estonia on 10 and 11 May. In Tallinn he will meet with President Toomas-Hendrik Ilves, President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, and Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand.
This is the highest representative of the Holy See to visit Estonia since the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1993. The visit marks the 25th anniversary of reinstating the diplomatic relations between Estonia and the Holy See.
A complete overview of Cardinal Parolin’s visit to Estonia is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The public lecture “The diplomatic activity of the Holy See at the service of peace” will be available later on www.uttv.ee.
11:40 Meeting Rector Professor Volli Kalm in the main building of UT
Photographers and cameramen are asked to be present by 11:25 the latest
12:15 Public lecture “The diplomatic activity of the Holy See at the service of peace” in the assembly hall of the UT
Journalists, photographers and cameramen are asked to be present by 12:00 the latest
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