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President of Iceland Speaks About Icelandic Missionary in America 1000 Years Ago

Last edited 6th March 2011

Pope Benedict XVI received an audience with Olafur Grimsson, the President of Iceland. The president brought with him a statue of the Icelandic woman Gudridur, who lived 1000 years ago. She visited the New World of America on a religious journey and is considered one of the great heroes of Icelandic culture.

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