VATICAN TO AIR COMMEMORATIVE VIDEO AT END OF MARCH 27 ANGELUS 

VATICAN TO AIR COMMEMORATIVE VIDEO AT END OF MARCH 27 ANGELUS 

Sunday, March 27 is the second anniversary of the “Extraordinary Moment of Prayer in Times of Epidemic” presided over by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square in 2020 during the most acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, it also marks two years since the creation of the Vatican COVID-19 Commission.

For the occasion, the Dicasteries for Integral Human Development and for Communication prepared a short video to commemorate the journey made so far. This video, which will be available on the dicastery’s YouTube channel starting at 12:15 pm, Sunday, March 27, gathers the messages of the Urbi et Orbi blessing of March 27, 2020 and seeks to inspire hope for a better future rooted in faith. It will be screened Sunday at the Angelus and will be available in 9 languages ​​(English, Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Arabic, Russian and Ukrainian)

Dicastery Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/VaticanIHD

As of 12:15 pm, Sunday, March 27, the video may be used for any initiatives in the press and disseminating it on social and non-social channels. (Source: press release from bothdicasteries)

 

NEW APPOINTMENTS IN HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE

NEW APPOINTMENTS IN HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE

The Dicastery for Communication made the following announcement today on the new organization structure of the Holy See Press Office:

As announced last December 31, the prefect of the Dicastery for Communication, Paolo Ruffini started a process to form a new organizational structure of the press office of the Holy See after the appointment of the interim director Alexander Gisotti.

The prefect then named as a senior advisor to the director, Romilda Ferrauto from France, retired manager of the French section of Vatican Radio and assistant to the press office for the last five General assemblies of the Synod of Bishops.

In addition, the prefect has entrusted the role of assistant to the director to Sister Bernadette M Reis, FSP, from the United States, a journalist for Vatican News and consultant for the communications commission of the UISG, and Raul Cabrera Perez from Peru, long time journalist for Vatican Radio and collaborator on the Information Commission for the Synod of Bishops on Young People.

Lastly, the role of office manager for the press office has been entrusted to Thaddeus M. Jones from the United States, member of the coordinating team in the Vatican News portal office and former official of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.