Dual-Degree Student Served Internship as Liaison to Vatican at the UN

Peter’s faith guided him to St. John’s University. Four years later, it led him to the United Nations, where as an intern for the Mission of the Holy See, he helped to bring forward issues of Roman Catholic interest to the world’s largest international body.

Peter Paolo posing with an American flag next to a row of other national flags

“When you go on service plunges and do things that help others, you live out Catholic social teaching in a very active sense,” Peter said. “It was really inspiring to do that in the internship, too.”

Peter Paolo ’23C
  • BA/MA in Government and Politics
  • St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences