- Apr 18, 2021
Anyone who’s had dealings with the Vatican Press Office since they took over owe Greg Burke and Paloma Garcia Ovejero a debt of gratitude.
Pope Francis was elected in 2013 on a reform mandate, and 2018 tested him on that front in multiple ways.
Pope Francis announced Tuesday a shakeup of the Vatican’s communications operations, replacing the longtime editor of the Holy See newspaper and naming a prominent Italian journalist to coordinate the editorial line of all Vatican media.
When British author Stephen Walford released a book in August defending the pope’s 2016 apostolic exhortation ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ he scored what few Catholic authors could only dream of: A personal preface by Pope Francis himself.