Father Andrew Halemba and Marcela Szymanski of Aid to the Church in Need presenting the Nineveh Reconstruction Project to His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin on 19 May 2017.  Cardinal Parolin expressed his full support, not only for the project itself but for the structures set up via the committee to achieve these goals. His Eminence also indicated that the Nineveh Reconstruction Project complements the wishes of the Holy Father in supporting the return of  Christians to their home land. This initiative is a concrete manifestation of hope for Christians  of the Middle East.