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Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi Named Cardinal

Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi Named Cardinal

| October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Vatican diplomat and former Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi on being named Cardinal on October 25, 2020.  Congratulations also to our Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory. They are among thirteen clerics named as Cardinals by Pope Francis; they will be installed in a ceremony at the Vatican on November 28. Cardinal Tomasi […]

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NIAF Mourns the Passing of Former U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Secchia

NIAF Mourns the Passing of Former U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Secchia

| October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

((Washington, D.C. – October 21, 2020) The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) mourns and sends its deepest condolences to the family of former U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Secchia who passed away today. Ambassador Secchia was a dear friend and generous benefactor of the Foundation, who established NIAF’s signature Voyage of Discovery program. “Ambassador Peter Secchia […]

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30+ Celebrities Join NIAF to Honor Dr. Anthony S. Fauci At NIAF’s Virtual 45th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 31, 2020

30+ Celebrities Join NIAF to Honor Dr. Anthony S. Fauci At NIAF’s Virtual 45th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 31, 2020

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – October 14, 2020) More than 30 celebrities will join the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in celebrating NIAF’s 45th Anniversary Gala virtually and honoring Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Dr. Fauci will be presented NIAF’s 2020 Leonardo da […]

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Columbus Day. L’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio partecipa agli eventi virtuali organizzati a New York e Washington.

Columbus Day. L’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio partecipa agli eventi virtuali organizzati a New York e Washington.

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

In occasione del Columbus Day l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio ha partecipato ai due tradizionali eventi, organizzati quest’anno in via virtuale, dalla Columbus Citizen Foundation a New York e dalla National Christopher Columbus Association a Washington DC. Nei due messaggi, l’Ambasciatore ha sottolineato l’importanza del Columbus Day quale occasione di celebrazione e riflessione sul ricco patrimonio […]

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POTUS Proclamation on Columbus Day, 2020

POTUS Proclamation on Columbus Day, 2020

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

More than 500 years ago, Christopher Columbus’s intrepid voyage to the New World ushered in a new era of exploration and discovery.  His travels led to European contact with the Americas and, a century later, the first settlements on the shores of the modern day United States.  Today, we celebrate Columbus Day to commemorate the great Italian […]

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Italian American Leaders Unite Behind Dr. Jill Giacoppa Biden for First Lady and the Biden/Harris ticket

Italian American Leaders Unite Behind Dr. Jill Giacoppa Biden for First Lady and the Biden/Harris ticket

| October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

(Washington DC – October 5th, 2020) – Italian Americans for Biden/Harris today unveiled the founding membership of its National Leadership Council. The group is working to elect the Biden/Harris ticket — and to let all Italian American voters know that, if they win, Dr. Jill Giacoppa Biden will be the first Italian in the White […]

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L’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio insignisce Francesca Zambello dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia.

L’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio insignisce Francesca Zambello dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Washington DC (22 settembre 2020) – L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio ha insignito Francesca Zambello, Direttrice Artistica della Washington National Opera e del Glimmerglass Festival, dell’Onorificenza di Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia per il suo contributo alla diffusione del patrimonio musicale e operistico italiano negli Stati Uniti e nel mondo. Francesca Zambello ha dato vita a […]

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