Posts Tagged ‘Vatican press office’

For the first time, a non-journalist is director of Vatican press office

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

The appointment of Matteo Bruni, a British-born layman, marks a new era for the Vatican press office. Pope Francis on Thursday tapped a long-time logistics coordinator to serve as the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, ending the interim appointment of Alessandro Gisotti, effective Monday, July 22. Gisotti will now be vice-Editorial Read more

Former Fox News journo to head Vatican press office

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Pope Francis has named a former Fox News correspondent as the head of the Vatican press office. Greg Burke, an American, succeeds Italian Fr Federico Lombardi, SJ, who is retiring after 10 years in the position. Mr Burke is a numerary member of Opus Dei. He served as special communications adviser in the Vatican’s Secretariat Read more