Posts Tagged ‘Dicastery for Communications’

First layperson appointed prefect for Dicastery for Communication Comments 0

Monday, July 9th, 2018

A layperson has been appointed for the first time as the Vatican’s prefect for the Dicastery of Communication. Doctor Paolo Ruffini, the Director of the Catholic television station TV2000, was named by Pope Francis to lead the dicastery. Ruffini, who has been a professional journalist since 1979, has received numerous awards for journalism. He has Read more

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