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The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See joins President Obama in wishing Pope Benedict XVI a happy 85th birthday.

April 17, 2012

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See joins President Obama in wishing Pope Benedict XVI a happy 85th birthday.  The President sent the Pope the following personal greeting yesterday:

“Your Holiness-

Please accept my warmest wishes on the occasion of your 85th birthday. Your work and that of the Catholic Church continues to strengthen our entire human family, especially those who are most vulnerable, and your spirit  reflects the love of Christ to so many. Your remain ever in my prayers, and I hope you will continue to remember me in yours.

With best wishes for a wonderful birthday celebration,

Barack Obama”