Ambassador to the Vatican

Catholic News Service | June 17, 2013

Ken Hackett

The White House announced last week that President Barack Obama will nominate University of Notre Dame Laetare Medalist Ken Hackett as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.

Hackett, former president of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), received the Laetare Medal, Notre Dame’s highest honor and regarded as the most prestigious honor awarded to American Catholics, in 2012. He had also received an honorary degree from Notre Dame in 2007. At present, he is a consultant for Notre Dame’s Initiative for Global Development.

Read more at Catholic News Service

Read more at Notre Dame News

 by Daily Domer Staff

Posted In: Features