DeSales University senior philosophy major Alexandra Romanyshyn recently met His Holiness Pope Francis after Mass in a private chapel at the Vatican.
This fall Romanyshyn served as an intern at the Pontifical Council for Culture at the Vatican. Staff members there arranged the meeting in recognition of her work during the semester.
DeSales has internship placements at the Vatican, including the Pontifical Council for Social Communication, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and the Pontifical Council for Culture. In five years, more than 25 students have interned at the Vatican. At this time, Villanova University is the only other American university that has internships at these Councils.
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