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US embassy to Vatican highlights risk of ‘human trafficking crisis’ amid pandemic

Online exploitation of victims of human trafficking has increased amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts warned at a U.S. Embassy to... Read more


Killer robots? They're a real issue – and here's what the Vatican has to say

No longer relegated to mere science-fiction, robots – built to kill people – play an increasing role in fighting terrorism... Read more

U.S. ambassador to the Holy See Kenneth F. Hackett speaks with CNA Oct. 25, 2013.

US ambassador: Pope draws global attention to trafficking

U.S. ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett has praised the attention Pope Francis is giving to the “scourge” of... Read more


Ken Hackett approved as America's next Vatican ambassador

After a vacancy of nearly one year, the U.S. Senate approved the former head of Catholic Relief Services, Ken Hackett,... Read more