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  • John Paul II relic given to 2019 World Youth Day

    John Paul II relic given to 2019 World Youth Day

    • Nov 21, 2017

    At a Nov. 17 ceremony at the Polish Embassy to the Holy See, Ambassador Janusz Kotanski delivered a relic of Pope St. John Paul II to Panama’s Ambassador to the Holy See, Miroslava Rosas Vargas.  The relic is a gift from Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz to the Church in Panama, as it prepares to host the 2019 World Youth Day.

  • It’s official: Callista Gingrich to be Trump’s Vatican ambassador

    • May 20, 2017

    The White House on Friday confirmed President Donald Trump’s intent to name Callista Gingrich, wife of former House speaker Newt Gingrich, as his ambassador to the Holy See. The announcement comes days before Trump is set to meet Pope Francis in the Vatican, and was taken as a positive sign by one former U.S. envoy to the Vatican in terms of how seriously Trump may view the relationship.

  • Francis and Trump: Latest in tumultuous Vatican-U.S. relationship

    Francis and Trump: Latest in tumultuous Vatican-U.S. relationship

    • May 18, 2017

    When Pope Francis meets Donald Trump, it will be the latest chapter in a story that goes back to George Washington. The Vatican and the United States have never seen eye to eye on everything, but they both understand the important role each has to play in international affairs.

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