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Cardinal Vincent speaks about Iraq minorities on BBC4

Cardinal Vincent Nichols was a guest on the Sunday programme on BBC4 on 10 August. He spoke about the plight of Iraqi Christians and other beleaguered minorities. 

The Cardinal called for humanitarian aid and protection for these communities.

Cardinal Vincent was preceded by Mgr Nizar Semaan, the Chaplain of the Syrian Catholic community, who is originally from Qaraqosh, who gave his perspective on the situation.

You can listen to the audio segment from the programme here.

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