Gingrich was nominated for the position by President Trump in May 2017, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate the following October.
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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed $50 million to aid Italy as it responds to the outbreak, which includes $30 million in funding split between faith-based organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and public international organizations.
Gingrich succeeds Kenneth Hackett, the former head of Catholic Relief Services, who served as ambassador to the Holy See during Barack Obama’s second term as president.
The Senate vote was 70-23.
On Tuesday, she voiced her commitment to fight human trafficking and promote human rights and religious freedom.
White House confirmed nomination Friday ahead of the President’s meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday.