Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Paul Tighe’

Vatican communications chief resigns after media botch Comments 0

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The Vatican’s communications chief, Monseigneur Dario Viganò has resigned. His resignation comes a week after his department twice omitted information it gave the media about a letter by Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. Viganò wrote to Pope Francis on 19 March offering his resignation. “In recent days many controversies have arisen regarding my work which, beyond Read more

Irish influence at Vatican growing Comments 0

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Bishop Paul Tighe has been appointed secretary to the Vatican’s Council for Culture. This is considered one of the more senior posts at the Vatican. Tighe moved to the Vatican from Dublin in 20017 when he appointed secretary to the Council for Communications. The Irish Times says he joins “a growing coterie of influential Irishmen Read more