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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Aboard Air Force One
February 24, 2005

President's Statement on Pope John Paul II

On behalf of all Americans, Laura and I send our heartfelt best wishes to Pope John Paul II. The Holy Father is in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish him a speedy recovery and return to the service of his church and all humanity.