11.27
Misc: Obama’s call to close Vatican embassy draws fire

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The Vatican

The Obama administration will shut down the U.S. embassy to the Holy See and relocate it on the grounds of the American embassy to Italy.  Former U.S. Ambassadors to the Vatican criticize the move, while the United States government claims it is for security and cost-saving reasons. John Allen has the story in The National Catholic Reporter here: Obama’s call to close Vatican embassy draws fire