Rocco Palmo (Whispersintheloggia) has the news -- Miguel Díaz was confirmed by the Senate last night as Ambassador to the Vatican. Here is my blog entry from the announcement of his nomination in May, "Miguel Díaz, the next ambassador to the Vatican?"
Knowing the drill, Rocco also notes that when Díaz arrives, Pope Benedict XVI will "offer a public address on the Holy See's assessment of things American, highlights and lowlights both."
And yes, this will bear watching.
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