mercoledì 19 luglio 2017

Stati Uniti
Gingrich focuses on cooperation with Vatican, downplays differences on environment and refugees
(Michael J. O'Loughlin) It is no secret that Pope Francis and President Trump do not see eye to eye on a number of issues, but the testimony of the president’s pick to be ambassador to the Holy See on Tuesday revealed just how much space exists between the White House and the Vatican on a number of key issues. Speaking to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, Callista Gingrich struggled to respond to questions about the encyclical “Laudato Si’,” one of the most important documents of Francis’ four-year papacy, but said that, should she be confirmed, she would focus on advancing global religious liberty, combating terrorism and human trafficking and fighting diseases such as H.I.V./AIDS and Ebola. (...)