HCEF at the John Paul II Cultural Center Washington D.C.

“May the blessings of the Almighty be upon the people of the area! And may the peace of heaven fill the hearts of all who join me on my pilgrim path!”

Pope John Paul II
20 March 2000
Mount Nebo

“Do not be afraid to preserve your Christian presence and heritage in the very place where the Savior was born.”
Pope John Paul II
22 March 2000

“In this City it should be eminently possible for Christians, Jews and Muslims to live together in brotherhood and freedom, in dignity, justice and peace.”

Pope John Paul II
23 March 2000

“The eyes of the whole Church turn to Nazareth. I have longed to come back to the town of Jesus. We are gathered to celebrate the great mystery accomplished here two thousand years ago.”
Pope John Paul II
25 March 2000