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U.S. Congressional Delegation Meets Holy See Foreign Minister
August 6, 2019

Thirteen men and women, including Ambassador Gingrich, are smiling at the camera. The background behind them is a mural of a globe.

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See welcomed a congressional delegation July 31-August 1 from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, led by Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden. The delegation included Father Patrick J. Conroy, Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Ambassador Gingrich was pleased to join the delegation at the Vatican for a meeting with Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See’s secretary for relations with states.