Secretariat for Communications

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The Secretariat for Communications (Italian: Segreteria per la Comunicazione) is a dicastery of the Roman Curia with authority over all communications offices of the Holy See and the Vatican City State, including the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, the Holy See Press Office, the Vatican Internet Service (VIS), Vatican Radio, the Vatican Television Center, the Osservatore Romano, the Vatican Typography, the Photograph Service and the Vatican Publishing House.[1] As a Secretariat, it ranks, along with the Vatican Secretariat of State, the Secretariat for the Economy, the three Vatican-based appellate tribunals, and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, above all other Vatican dicasteries (departments).

The secretariat was established by a motu proprio of Pope Francis in June 2015.[2][3] The Reverend Monsignor Dario Edoardo Viganò, who had been the Director of the Vatican Television Center, was named its first Prefect.[1] The Reverend Monsignor Lucio Adrian Ruiz, formerly the head of the Vatican Internet Service, was named Secretary. The General Director will be Dr. Paul Nusiner, who until now has been the General Manager of Avvenire. The Deputy Director General will be Dr. James Galvan, until now the head of the International Relations Office and of Legal Affairs for Vatican Radio, and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Vatican Television Center.[4][5][6][7]

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Sources

  1. ^ a b "Pope Francis promulgates Motu Proprio instituting the ‘Secretariat for Communications’". Pontifical Council for Social Communications. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-francis-creates-new-secretariat-overseeing-all-vatican-communications-10481/
  3. ^ "Francis creates Secretariat to elevate, consolidate Vatican communications". Vatican Insider. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  4. ^ http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2015/06/27/0515/01129.html
  5. ^ http://www.microsofttranslator.com/BV.aspx?ref=IE8Activity&a=http%3A%2F%2Fpress.vatican.va%2Fcontent%2Fsalastampa%2Fit%2Fbollettino%2Fpubblico%2F2015%2F06%2F27%2F0515%2F01129.html
  6. ^ http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2015/06/27/0515/01128.html
  7. ^ http://www.microsofttranslator.com/BV.aspx?ref=IE8Activity&a=http%3A%2F%2Fpress.vatican.va%2Fcontent%2Fsalastampa%2Fit%2Fbollettino%2Fpubblico%2F2015%2F06%2F27%2F0515%2F01128.html
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