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Iranian scholar pursues research in Rome, despite pandemic

Iranian scholar pursues research in Rome, despite pandemic

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By Heather Walker ROME — Iranian-born scholar and mother of two Dr. Halia Manteghi is carrying out research at the archives of Propaganda Fide and at the general archive of the Carmelites. Born in 1981, Dr. Manteghi studied Spanish philology at the University of Allameh-Tabataba'i in …

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