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U.S. Embassy to the Holy See displays LGBT "Pride" flag during month of June, 2021, in Rome

US Embassy to Vatican flies LGBT ‘Pride’ flag for month of June

Jun 1, 2021

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See announced on Tuesday, June 1, that it was displaying the rainbow LGBT “Pride”... Read more

Gulchehra Hoja speaks at a U.S. Embassy to the Holy See virtual event on May 11, 2021.

Uyghur journalist: ‘The Chinese government sees any religion as a threat to its rule’

May 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Gulchehra Hoja spoke at a virtual event hosted by the U.S. embassy to the Holy See. Read more

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

Oct 15, 2020

By Courtney Mares

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

Dec 2, 2015

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

Jul 1, 2014

By Elise Harris

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

Aug 5, 2013

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