Callista Gingrich, a former congressional aide who is now an author and president of a multimedia production company, considers herself a devout Catholic.
President Donald Trump will be visiting the Vatican later this month as part of his first foreign trip.
The decision to nominate Gingrich has been made, but the announcement has taken longer than expected pending approval from the Office of Government Ethics, an administration official said.
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Shares in JC Penney sank 10% after it became the latest department store chain to report disappointing results. Sales at merchants of electronics and appliances rose 1.3 per cent in April after a 2.2 per cent jump.
A price cap won't improve the energy market
The Liberal Democrats' Ed Davey said: "It is never a good idea to copy the economic strategy of Ed Miliband". With the Conservatives nearly certain to win a majority, it's highly likely the pledge will be carried out.
Soon after the inauguration, Newt Gingrich told CNN that Trump was considering his wife to be the ambassador to the Holy See.
Callista was a major factor in her husband's conversion to Catholicism, but also played a role in breaking up his second marriage. According to the Chicago Tribune, the then-Callista Bisek gave a deposition used at at her future husband's divorce proceedings that the two had begun an affair in 1993 before he became House speaker.
Callista Gingrich is a member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The choir visited Rome in 2005 to honor John Paul II and sang for Pope Benedict XVI during his official visit to the U.S.in 2008. Rick Santorum for the position, a source with knowledge of the nomination process told the New York Times. Newt neither confirmed nor denied the nomination, saying they were told to "be very cautious" until an actual nomination was announced.
But the Vatican, under Pope Francis, has shifted many of its traditional stances on divorce, and other social issues.
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Phillip McGraw that she doesn't think that Hernandez's death in his prison cell was a suicide, as authorities have ruled. Jenkins-Hernandez also said she doesn't think Hernandez was a gang member. "She was very much a daddy's girl".
'New Girl' Gets Renewed For Seventh & Final Season
The news of the show's renewal follows a period of uncertainty for New Girl after Season 6 was rumored to be its last. I have no idea if NG is coming back". "The truth is we really, really don't know what the answer is", he said.
Palestine West Bank holds elections as Gaza Strip left behind
The failure of Hamas and Fatah to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In just two cities, Jenin and Jericho, did Fatah win an outright victory without support from other participating factions.
Man wrestles massive 16-foot python
This is serious business, with thousands upon thousands of these pythons in the Everglades. Well, the sunshine state also has 16-foot pythons creeping around, NBD.
Mladenovic Ousts Kuznetsova to Set Halep Final in Madrid
However, Halep was improving all the time, and she broke again to level, and saved break point to hold for the lead, 6-5. The Frenchwoman will take on the reigning champion after overcoming world number nine Kuznetsova 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Friday.
Float across devices with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
The company showed a video demonstrating the Fluent Design system that the company will be baking into the Fall Creators Update. The new Creators Update has a lot of ground to cover, considering that Widows 10 is now running on over 500 million devices.
OSU Sports Score High With APR
Idaho was given a bowl ban for the 2014 season, but it was lifted in March 2015 because the team had shown academic progress. Of 351 Division 1 basketball programs , Michigan State is one of only 20 to earn a flawless multi-year April score of 1000.
Premier League Cahill eager to get Chelsea title party started
Asked whether Chelsea had any injury issue to contend with, the Italian responded: "All my players are available for the game". In this part of the season, we always said it's right to look at ourselves and not wait for the result of the other teams.
Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?
This back and forth process can significantly delay passage of the bill-if a consensus in the Senate is even reached. Set aside for the moment were the feuds and philosophical divides that almost sank the bill time and again.