Press release from the office of the minister of state
(Received from Canada)
Minister of state Canada
Honorable Stanley Haidacz meets with cardinal Slipyj in Rome
OTTAWA — The honorable Stanley Haidasz, Minister of State responsible for multiculturalism during his recent trip to Rome called, together with Mrs. Haidasz, on His Beatitude Cardinal Josyf Slipyj, Patriarch of the Ukrainian Catholic Church and held discussions on several topics of mutual concern. The Patriarch received the Minister and Mrs. Haidasz in His residence.
The following day they met again at the beautiful modern St. Sophia’s Church outside Rome. The Cardinal showed the Minister around the church and the adjoining Ukrainian Catholic Seminary of St. Josaphat. The Minister addressed the clergy and the seminarians at a special reception. Thereafter he proceeded to Rome where he visited the Church of Our Lady of Zhyrovets and the adjoining Ukrainian Museum.
I stand for God, the Church, my Country. Compared with the suffering of my nation, my own fate is unimportant.
(Address to the Hungarian Nation on November 18, 1948)
My sincere thanks for your sympathy and good wishes.
With my special blessing
Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty