New U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Visits Pope

Elizabeth Dias of TIME writes, “Pope Francis on Monday morning formally received the United States’ new Ambassador to the Holy See, Ken Francis Hackett, who presented his papers at the apostolic palace.” Hackett, the former president of Catholic Relief Services, was confirmed to his post in August. He plans to blog about his experiences as an ambassador, with his first post published today.

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