For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 28, 2005
President to Welcome Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir to the White House
President Bush will welcome Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, to the White House on March 16, 2005. The Cardinal is respected throughout Lebanon and around the world for his religious leadership and for promoting intra-communal harmony among the different faiths in his country, and as an important voice for Lebanese independence, freedom, and democracy.
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