News & Events

Ambassador Gingrich’s Statement on International Religious Freedom Day 2020

Statement by Ambassador Callista L. GingrichInternational Religious Freedom DayOctober 27, 2020 Today we celebrate International Religious Freedom Day, marking the 22nd anniversary of the passage of the International Religious Freedom Act.  The passage of the IRF Act made the advancement of international religious freedom a U.S. foreign policy priority. The right to worship freely is ...
Read More»

Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons October 19, 2020 Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Today, I was honored to convene the Trump Administration’s third meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, a cabinet-level entity that consists of ...
Read More»

Ambassador Gingrich’s Remarks at “Combatting Human Trafficking: Action in a Time of Crisis” Symposium

Opening Remarks Ambassador Callista L. Gingrich “Combatting Human Trafficking: Action in a Time of Crisis” Symposium International Union of Superiors General (UISG) Rome, Italy October 14, 2020 Your Eminence, Your Excellencies, distinguished guests, and friends – good morning and welcome! I’d to thank Sister Pat Murray and UISG for your support and collaboration today. I ...
Read More»

Op-Ed by Ambassador Gingrich: Human Trafficking in the Wake of COVID-19

Callista Gingrich: Human Trafficking in the Wake of COVID-19 (Op-Ed published Breitbart New s on Oct. 14, 2020) ROME — The COVID-19 outbreak, which originated in Wuhan and was turned into a pandemic by the Chinese Communist Party’s lack of transparency, has dramatically changed our world. In far too many places, people are dying, health care systems ...
Read More»

Symposium: “Combatting Human Trafficking: Action in a Time of Crisis”

On October 14, 2020, the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See will host “Combatting Human Trafficking: Action in a Time of Crisis”, a symposium highlighting devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on victims of human trafficking. Follow our symposium live on Facebook . More details about the speakers and schedule: SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM  
Read More»