Posts Tagged ‘Holy See Press Office’

Archbishop Gänswein – change of duties downplayed at Vatican Comments 0

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Vatican is saying little about a change in duties for Archbishop Gänswein. The Holy See Press Office says the long-time secretary of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has had his duties as prefect of the papal household “reallocated to others”. It is downplaying 63-year-old Georg Gänswein’s absence from several papal audiences over the past few Read more

Vatican denies Spanish government’s take on Franco reburial Comments 0

Monday, November 5th, 2018

The Vatican has issued a statement saying the Spanish government’s suggestion that it opposes reburying General Francisco Franco‘s remains at Madrid’s Almudena Cathedral are incorrect. The Vatican press office says no agreement on the matter has been made. The confusion about what had been agreed to arose in the media early last week after Spain’s Read more