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Trump nominates Callista Gingrich as envoy to the Vatican

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President Donald Trump smiles while meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday, May 15, 2017 President Donald Trump smiles while meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday, May 15, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -

President Donald Trump says he will nominate the wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich as his ambassador to the Vatican.
   Callista Gingrich has been the president and CEO of Gingrich Productions, a multimedia production and consulting company in Arlington, Virginia, since 2007.
   She previously worked as a congressional aide in the House of Representatives and is president of The Gingrich Foundation, a charity organization.
   She is Newt Gingrich's third wife and he converted to Catholicism to marry her.
   Ambassadors require Senate confirmation before assuming the role.
   The announcement comes days before Trump arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis.
 

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