- May 28, 2020
Simply shuffling personnel in and out of the Vatican Press Office doesn’t herald real reform in how the Vatican engages the media.
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.
The two spokespersons for Pope Francis, veteran American journalist Greg Burke and Spaniard Paloma García Ovejero, have resigned their posts.
Christians must do more to make sure the media, especially social networks, are places of dialogue and respect for others, rather than instruments for highlighting differences and increasing divisions, said the prefect of the Vatican communications office.
When it comes to filmmaking inside the square or on Vatican property, only the Secretariat for Communication decides who gets the green light. They prefer documentaries.