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Mr. Diaz Goes To The Vatican

President Obama has nominated Miguel Diaz, a Cuban-American theology professor from Minnesota, as the new ambassador to the Vatican. If confirmed by the Senate, Diaz will be the first Latino to fill this post. The BBC's David Willey joins us with more.

Sports

Favre: The Mighty Vike

The Minnesota Vikings' new quarterback is an old enemy: former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Favre's latest career move is sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and two Favre fans: Rick Stratton and Mike Rice.