From Catholic News Agency, comes this article, showing that you’re not the only person who is reading "In All Things." (A small correction: it was actually a blog post here, not an article in the magazine.)
’An official from the Vatican’s Secretary of State department has reacted to a recent article suggesting that Pepperdine professor Douglas Kmiec should become the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican by saying, "it will never happen." On November 23, America Magazine published an article from Michael Sean Winters describing Professor Douglas Kmiec, the former Republican pro-lifer who became Obama’s top Catholic apologist during the presidential campaign, as "the perfect candidate" to become U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.’
’Those who the article refers so disrespectfully as ’extremists on the right,’ or ’the far right political fringe,’ are the serious, loyal Catholics [the Vatican] precisely takes into account, because they are the ones who are there when the Church needs them," the official also explained.
Finally, regarding Winters’ claim that "Kmiec could do for the Democratic administration what (Mary Ann) Glendon has done for its predecessor," the official told CNA: "to be charitable, I will just say that I seriously doubt it."’ --CNA
James Martin, SJ