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Callista Gingrich Nominated As Ambassador To The Vatican

There is little sign of opposition to the nomination of Callista Gingrich, but it is not without controversy.
Callista Gingrich, wife of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, waves to the crowd during the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016. She was nominated this week as U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. Source: John Moore

President Trump's choice to represent the United States at the Vatican, Callista Gingrich, has one especially prominent achievement as a Catholic: She is responsible for her husband, former House speaker Newt Gingrich, converting to Roman Catholicism in 2009.

"When Newt became a Catholic

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