(1959) Washington, D.C. - Archbishop Egidio Vagnozzi, newly-appointed Apostolic Delegate to the United States, pays a courtesy call on President Eisenhower at the White House. It was their first meeting. The archbishop said he found the President rested and in good spirits despite the pressure of his recent conferences with Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev. He conveyed to the President the personal good wishes of Pope John XXIII. In return, the President asked him to express his hopes that the Pontiff will continue to enjoy robust good health.  Religion News Service photo
*This day in history: On July 12, 1957 - Dwight Eisenhower became the first President to fly in a helicopter

(1959) Washington, D.C. – Archbishop Egidio Vagnozzi, newly-appointed Apostolic Delegate to the United States, pays a courtesy call on President Eisenhower at the White House. It was their first meeting. The archbishop said he found the President rested and in good spirits despite the pressure of his recent conferences with Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev. He conveyed to the President the personal good wishes of Pope John XXIII. In return, the President asked him to express his hopes that the Pontiff will continue to enjoy robust good health. Religion News Service photo

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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