Deleddian Celebrations: Pope Francis receives the institutional committee
Vatican City – In the name of all the women who suffer, starting with those Ukrainians fleeing the horror of war. It is with this message that the institutional committee of the Deleddian celebrations met Pope Francis in the Sala Nervi in the Vatican.
For the occasion, the Holy Father was given a small gold sculpture depicting Grazia Deledda. A moment of strong emotion to commemorate the figure of an author, Nobel Prize for Literature, capable of playing a very strong role in the emancipation and conquest of equality between men and women, counteracting the prejudices and hostility of her time.
The delegation, as well as the president of the Region Christian Solinas and the bishop Msgr. Antonello Mura, was also composed of the President of the Institutional Committee Costantino Tidu, the mayor of Nuoro Andrea Soddu, the artistic director Anthony Muroni and the general director of the Province Fabrizia Sanna.