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  • Archbishop Sambi's funeral moved to Italy, stateside memorial Mass scheduled

    07/30/2011 1:11:10 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    cna ^ | July 29, 2011 | Katherine Veik
    <p>Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2011 / 02:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Updated July 29, 2011 at 6:07 p.m. MDT. Includes details about funeral location and book of condolences.</p> <p>U.S. bishops involved in planning memorial arrangements for papal nuncio Archbishop Pietro Sambi told CNA on July 29 that his funeral has been moved to Italy.</p>
  • Comoros President To Visit Iran

    05/05/2009 3:36:11 PM PDT · by Cindy · 6 replies · 484+ views
    The Ahmadinejad-supporting media in Iran reported that on orders of the president, a plane is to be sent soon to the Comoros Islands to bring Comoros President Ahmad Abdallah Sambi to Tehran for a visit. Sambi previously visited Iran in June 2008.
  • U.S. Catholic bishops to renew consecration of nation to Immaculate Conception

    11/10/2006 1:20:52 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies · 778+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | November 9, 2006
    WASHINGTON (Catholic Online) – The United States consecration to the protection of its patroness, the Immaculate Conception, will be renewed at liturgical ceremonies at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception here.Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Holy See nuncio to the United States, will officiate at the Nov. 11 renewal of the country’s consecration, at which bishops from around the country will participate. The Mass is scheduled for 12 p.m. This consecration of the nation adds the special mention of the immaculate and sorrowful heart of Mary, the mission of the World Apostolate of Fatima. The prayer for the...
  • Pope Appoints New US Ambassador (Archbishop Pietro Sambi)

    12/17/2005 11:17:06 AM PST · by Pyro7480 · 12 replies · 972+ views
    Yahoo! News (Reuters) ^ | 12/17/2005 | n/a
    Pope appoints new US ambassador VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict on Saturday appointed the Vatican's former ambassador to Israel and the Palestinian territories to be its ambassador in the United States. Archbishop Pietro Sambi will replace Gabriel Montalvo who has retired as Apostolic Nuncio, the Vatican's title for an ambassador, the Vatican said in a statement. Since sex abuse scandals in 2002 involving U.S. clergy, one of the key jobs of the ambassador to the United States has been to keep track of reforms implemented by the U.S. Roman Catholic Church.
  • Pope’s New Representative to U.S. Had Denounced Jerusalem “Gay Pride”

    12/19/2005 5:34:14 PM PST · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 494+ views
    Life Site News ^ | 12/19/05 | Gudrun Schultz
    Archbishop Pietro Sambi, newly appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, had condemned a Gay Pride celebration planned for Jerusalem last August. Then Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Palestine, Archbishop Sambi called the planned gathering “a provocation to the Jews, Christians and Muslims of Jerusalem and all over the world,” reported Joel Greenberg for the Jewish World Review.“This is a holy city for people who accept the Lordship of God on their life. It’s not for pride,” Archbishop Sambi said. “No one can assure that this parade will go on in a peaceful way and will not provoke reaction...