Statement by Ambassador Gingrich upon the International General Assembly of Talitha Kum

Statement by Ambassador Gingrich upon the International General Assembly of Talitha Kum Rome, Italy September 21, 2019 On behalf of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See, I congratulate Talitha Kum upon the celebration of its 10th anniversary and the convening of its first-ever International General Assembly this week in Rome. Since 2009, Talitha Kum, ...
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Statement by Ambassador Gingrich on the 2019 Plenary Assembly of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG)

May 6, 2019 Statement by Ambassador Callista Gingrich on the 2019 Plenary Assembly of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) On behalf of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See, I offer my sincere congratulations to the International Union of Superiors General as they begin their 21st Plenary Assembly this week in Rome. From ...
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Webinar on U.S. Embassies’ Grants Programs

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See’s Public Affairs Officer, Tanya Salseth, addressed participants in the International Union of Superiors General’s   webinar, “Partnering with U.S. Embassies on Grants and Fundraising”, on March 29, 2017.  She discussed the various grant opportunities offered by U.S. Embassies around the world, and the ways religious can increase their chances of receiving these grants. During ...
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Women Religious as Peacebuilders

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See hosted its second Women Religious and Peacebuilding event on March 17, 2017, in celebration of Women’s History Month. Men and women from religious and lay organizations participated in the event, including featured speakers Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love of The Catholic University of America, and Ms. Patrizia Morgante of the International Union of ...
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U.S. Embassy offers Peacebuilding Training for Women Religious

The Embassy of the United States of America to the Holy See organized and sponsored a conflict prevention training at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum). The participants, women religious working in areas affected by conflict, focused on strategic planning, conflict analysis frameworks and problem solving in the search for peaceful resolutions to conflict. The highly interactive training on peacebuilding, ...
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Ambassador hosts briefing on migration crisis

Ambassador Hackett, in conjunction with the International Union Superiors General (UISG), hosted an information-sharing event in support of women’s religious orders confronting the migration crisis in Sicily. Fellow ambassadors to the Holy See, media, members of religious orders and international migration organizations and staff from the three United States Embassies in Rome attended. After introductions ...
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