Christopher White is the Vatican correspondent for NCR. His e-mail address is Follow him on Twitter: @CWWhiteNCR.

Prior to moving to Rome in August 2021, he served as NCR's national correspondent, where his award winning reporting included coverage of the Catholic vote during the 2020 campaign and the election of President Joe Biden.

He holds a master's degree in ethics and society from Fordham University and a bachelor's degree in politics, philosophy and economics from The King's College. His work has appeared in Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes, Foreign Policy, New York Daily News, International Business Times, among many other print and online publications. He has regularly appeared on television and radio programs, including CBC, CNN, NPR, RTE and BBC, and is a Vatican analyst for NBC and MSNBC News. 

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Pope Francis likely to visit Ukraine within next month

Ukraine's Vatican ambassador, who met with Pope Francis Aug. 5, hinted on social media that the pope intends to visit Ukraine prior to his Sept. 13-15 trip to Kazakhstan.

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