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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 14, 2003

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush has designated a Presidential Delegation to attend the Celebrations at the Vatican marking the 25th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II's pontificate and the Beatification of Mother Teresa, October 16-20, 2003 in Rome, Italy.

Members of the Delegation:

Head of Delegation

Mrs. Columba Bush First Lady of Florida

Members of the Delegation

The Honorable James R. Nicholson United States Ambassador to the Holy See

Mr. Jim Towey Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

Mrs. Mary Ellen Bork Writer/Lecturer

Mrs. Frances Winfield Bremer Author

Mr. Joseph C. Canizaro President and Founder of Columbus Properties

Mother Agnes Mary Donovan, SV Superior General, Sisters of Life, New York

The Honorable Raymond L. Flynn National President Your Catholic Voice

Professor Mary Ann Glendon Professor of Law Harvard University

Dr. Deal W. Hudson Publisher Crisis Magazine

Mr. John M. Klink Consultant/Businessman Former Advisor to the Holy See Mission to the United Nations

Sister Mary Rose McGeady, DC President of Covenant House Daughter of Charity

Ms. Peggy Noonan Author/Columnist

Ms. Kate O'Beirne Washington Editor National Review

Mrs. Gabrielle Reynolds