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Papal Nuncio to the United States Visits Georgetown University

On March 27, 2017, Georgetown University welcomed Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Papal Nuncio to the United States, along with Bishop Barry C. Knestout, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.

A papal nuncio is a diplomatic representative of the Holy See to a country or region. Archbishop Pierre celebrated Mass at Dahlgren Chapel and later participated in a panel discussion entitled: The Francis Factor after Four Years: A Dialogues on Pope Francis' Message for the US. Joining Archbishop Pierre on the panel were Kim Daniels (former spokesperson for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops President and Member of the Vatican Council on Communications), Maria Theresa Gaston (Managing Director of Leadership Education at Duke University), Kenneth Hackett (Former US Ambassador to the Holy See and Former President of Catholic Relief Services). The Moderator of the Panel was John Carr, Director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University.

Archbishop Christophe Pierre was born in France and previously served as papal nuncio to Mexico, Haiti and Uganda.


Papal Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christope Pierre (center), celebrated a mid-day Liturgy with Bishop Barry Knestout (to his left), Fr. Joseph Lingan, SJ, (to his right), and other members of the Jesuit Community at Georgetown, as well as several priests from the Archdiocese of Washington.





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