• Now Hiring: Vatican ambassador is unique in U.S. diplomatic corps

    Now Hiring: Vatican ambassador is unique in U.S. diplomatic corps

    • Jul 28, 2017

    As Callista Gingrich is ushered in as the new ambassador to the Vatican, an overview of the importance of the role and the experience of her predecessors illustrates the challenges and opportunities down the road. The U.S. representative will have to exercise what the former ambassador, Jim Nicholson, called a “moral diplomacy.”

  • Five former ambassadors weigh in on Pope/Trump summit

    • May 22, 2017

    Pope Francis and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on Wednesday. Few people from the United States’ side are more privy to that meeting than former ambassadors to the Vatican. For this reason, Crux spoke with the last five people to hold this post, who gave a preview of what to expect, and shared their hypothetical advice to Trump.

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