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“Holiness Walking” It was June 21, 1985, and I was in Washington, D.C., with my fiancé at the National Right to Life Committee’s (NRLC) annual 3-day convention. On Saturday evening, we were part of a crowd of around two thousand people who had gathered in a ballroom in the Hyatt Regency hotel to hear Mother Teresa of Calcutta speak. 2 Sacred Heart Major Seminary | Mosaic | Fall 2016 D R . M A R K L AT KOV I C I can’t quite recall if her speech was scheduled ahead of time or if she was a last-minute addition to the program. I do know she was in town to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Ronald Reagan, which she did on Thursday, June 20. Christ in Every Face What I remember most about that night wasn’t so much what our now new saint said, even though it was a powerful pro-life affirmation of the dignity of every human