Gianfranco Ravasi recalled a recent ceremony in Rome to inaugurate the catacombs of St. Sebastian, which were restored by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. He noted the significance of First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva`s attending the ceremony.
The Cardinal also stressed the importance of cooperation in the field of library management. He noted that there are numerous manuscripts about Azerbaijan in the Vatican Library. Gianfranco Ravasi added that scientists from Azerbaijan came to Vatican to familiarize themselves with these manuscripts.