- Aug 10, 2020
In the middle of the coronavirus lockdown, a group of women ambassadors accredited to the Holy See decided to honor a very British custom last week, with a twist of modernity: a Zoom meeting at tea time.
Several nuns serving women and girls in conflict areas have said that in their view, while seeking greater recognition and leadership in the Catholic Church is important, women’s empowerment is more than simply trying to move up, but is about encouragement at the local level.
Even if Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump have strong differences on the issue of migration, there are many other areas of common agreement where their joint efforts promote peace and human dignity, said the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
A new exhibit celebrates 35 years of Vatican-U.S. diplomatic relations.
An Italian nun who has spent most of her ministry working to rescue people from human trafficking from Myanmar to the United States was recognized by the United States’ Secretary of State as a “hero” for her work.
U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Callista Gingrich told Crux the Trump administration is committed to defending religious freedom, and will continue to “call out” China for its violations.