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Joint Release of the Co-chairs of the US Delegation to the March of the Living

On May 2 in Krakow, Poland, eight U.S. government officials will come together to lead, for the first time ever, an official delegation to the annual March of the Living at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps.  The three co-chairs of this delegation are U.S. Ambassadors to Poland, Georgette Mosbacher; to Israel David Friedman; and to Germany ...
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President Trump’s Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2019

Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2019 Issued on: April 26, 2019 On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during this week of solemn remembrance, we honor the six million Jewish men, women, and children who were brutally murdered by the Nazi regime.  We also remember the Roma and Sinti, persons ...
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Pope Francis’ Easter ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Message 2019

Pope Francis’ Easter ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Message 2019 April 21, 2019 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Today the Church renews the proclamation made by the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” And from mouth to mouth, from heart to heart, there resounds a call to praise: “Alleluia, Alleluia!” On this morning of Easter, the perennial ...
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Op-Ed: Celebrating 35 Years of Diplomatic Relations with the Holy See

Published in the Catholic News Agency on April 9, 2019 Thirty-five years ago today, William A. Wilson presented his credentials to Pope John Paul II, becoming America’s first ambassador to the Holy See. This historic moment marked the start of formal diplomatic relations between the United States and the Vatican. Although our embassy was officially established in 1984, ...
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