Mary Ann Glendon, who served as the former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Glendon told EWTN News on May 29 that she was “deeply honored” by the appointment, “particularly at this moment when religious liberty in all its aspects is in special need of defense at home and abroad.”
The appointment, made by the Senate's minority leader, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was announced on May 23.
A law professor at Harvard University, Glendon has written extensively on political theory, human rights and comparative constitutional law. She served as the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See from 2008 to 2009 and has also served...READ MORE