May 19, 2017

Stephen Schneck, former director, IPR, was interviewed for a National Catholic Reporter story on the nomination of Callista Gingrich to serve as U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.


... Schneck noted there may be substantial differences of opinion between the Vatican and Trump's administration that Gingrich will have to handle.

"It's a huge dis-juncture [between] the vision that this pope has for the church and Catholics for our role in the world and the vision and the campaign promises of this president," said the professor.

"There are some really hot-button issues where there are going to be some difficulties," he continued. "I would imagine that the Vatican ambassador will on many occasions find herself right in the middle of that controversy."

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