November 8, 1995

Welcome Address for Visit of Pope John Paul II

Most Holy Father, With joy we welcome you to Baltimore in Maryland. We welcome you, remembering how you have spoken in Eastern Europe with such persuasive power of the God-given right to religious freedom. We welcome you to Maryland where, before any other place in the English-speaking world, the Catholic-led general assembly legislated in 1639...
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Welcome to Pope John Paul II

Most Holy Father, It is a joy to welcome you to the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. Here to greet you are parishioners from throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore, members of organizations, representatives of Catholic educational and health care institutions – in short the Archdiocese in miniature. Here, as well, are leaders of other Christian...
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