By contrast, Robert Trisco's treatment of "The Department of State and the Apostolic Delegation
in Washington during World War II" is rich with archival evidence to elucidate the activities being chronicled.
In his apostolic letter Testem benevolentiae (1889), Pope Leo XIII (who also established an Apostolic Delegation
in Washington, DC, in 1893) condemned such efforts as "Americanism," described by La Piana "as an attempt to reconcile Catholic doctrine and discipline with the supposed exigencies of modern thought and modern civil liberties, at the expense of both the fundamental Catholic institutional tradition and the true character of Catholic spirituality.
Sabbah said, "Numerous procedures have been undertaken over the past months by the seminary itself, by the official organs of the patriarchate and by the Apostolic Delegation
of Jerusalem [the pope's representative].
The establishment of a permanent apostolic delegation
in Washington, Maynard felt, "indicated a recognition by the Holy See that the Church in this country had reached full maturity.
Louis Church, have lunch at the Apostolic Delegation
, and then to go on to the Red Cross place [for the monastic conference] this afternoon.