H.Res.458 - Remembering and commemorating the lives and work of Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel, and Cleveland Lay Mission Team Member Jean Donovan, who were executed by members of the armed forces of El Salvador on December 2, 1980.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 09/22/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||12/14/2005 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.458 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (12/14/2005)
Remembers and commemorates the lives and work of Sisters Maura Clarke, Ita Ford, and Dorothy Kazel and lay missionary Jean Donovan, and extends sympathy and support for the families, friends, and religious communities of the four U.S. churchwomen.
Continues to find inspiration in their lives and work.
Calls upon the people of the United States and religious congregations to participate in local, national, and international events commemorating the 25th anniversary of their martyrdom.
Calls upon the President, the Secretary of State, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the heads of other U.S. agencies to support the government of El Salvador, and private sector, nongovernmental, and religious organizations in their efforts to reduce poverty and to promote educational opportunity, health care, and social equity for the people of El Salvador.