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Cardinal McCarrick, other US religious leaders, meet Iran's Ahmadinejad

September 20, 2011

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired Archbishop of Washington, joined Christian and Muslim leaders in a diplomatic mission to Iran, seeking the release of Americans hikers who are being held as prisoners there.

The American religious leaders met with Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to make their plea for the hikers. They returned to the US on September 20.


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