Miguel H. Díaz, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, is the University Professor of Faith and Culture at the University of Dayton, Ohio.

Pope Francis exchanges greetings for the new year with diplomats accredited to the Holy See on Jan. 7. (CNS photo/Ettore Ferrari, pool via Reuters) 
Politics & Society Last Take
Miguel DíazJanuary 11, 2019
In his annual address to diplomats at the Vatican, Pope Francis condemned isolationism and called on nations to act out of “concern for the whole human family and its needs.”
Mexican nationals at the Mexican Consulate General in Miami, which is offering legal assistance centers in response to President Donald Trump's measures to deport undocumented migrants. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Politics & Society Short Take
Miguel DíazMarch 06, 2017
U.S. Catholics must welcome refugees, immigrants and strangers as a fundamental expression of Christian faith.
OUR MAN IN HAVANA. A banner in Havana advertises Pope Francis' September visit to Cuba.
Miguel DíazSeptember 08, 2015
A Cuban-American reflects on the pope’s journey to ‘nuestra America’.
President Obama shakes hands with Pope Francis during private audience at Vatican. (CNS photo/Stefano Spaziani, pool)
In All Things
Miguel DíazMarch 27, 2014
The meeting between Pope Francis and President Obama can be described as a quot yes we can moment quot It has been said that under Blessed Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan a meeting of like-minded souls took place that helped to challenge and tear down a wall the Berlin Wall This
Miguel DíazMarch 05, 2013
Miguel Diaz, the former Vatican ambassador, writes on the Holy See in a globalized world.