London: Talk on Christian and other persecuted minorities in Middle East

Refugee and IDPs camp in Kazer, Erbil, Iraq

Refugee and IDPs camp in Kazer, Erbil, Iraq

Gerard Russell and John Pontifex, will be speaking about the situation in Aleppo and plans for displaced Christians to return to the Nineveh Plains in a talk sponsored by the Catholic Union at Notre Dame University, on 1 June.

Gerard Russell is a former British and UN diplomat and author of ‘Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms’ (Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East). John Pontifex is head of Press and Information, at Aid to the Church in Need UK.

Notre Dame University is at 1 Suffolk Street (off Trafalgar Square), London SW1Y 4HG.

Admission is free. Please register on Eventbrite: or with the Office on 020 8749 1321 or at

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