- Dec 8, 2019
The composition of the communications team for the meeting gives one reason to hope.
Pope Francis has named a layman to head the Vatican’s troubled communications office, the first layman to head a dicastery of the Roman Curia.
“We will be the critical conscience,” said Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian episcopal conference (CEI), about the new Italian government.
Started in 1979, the annual Catholic Communication Campaign is the only one to designate 50 percent of proceeds for dioceses and 50 percent to communication efforts of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. About $8 million is raised nationally.