Pope Francis Is Going to Revise Vatican Media–Again?!

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Pope Francis has set up a five-person committee to streamline and modernize the Vatican's many communications structures.Carol Glatz, writing for Catholic News Service, has the story.  She writes:The Vatican announced the official establishment of the new commission and its members April 30. Three of the papal appointees are top-level officials at Vatican communications outlets. The five members of the commission are: — Msgr. Dario Vigano, 52, director of the Vatican Television Center, a … [Read more...]

Breaking: Vatican, American Sisters Strike a Deal

Some very good news!  The Vatican and the American Sisters have acknowledged their common mission and officially ended the multi-year Mandate for reform of the LCWR.In a joint statement and final report released April 16 by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the Vatican and the American Sisters announced the completion of the Mandate and announced their common understanding regarding the future of women's religious … [Read more...]

Did Turkish Hackers Shut Down the Vatican Website?

Vatican website hacked

Could this be true? Several news websites are reporting that the official Vatican website, vatican.va, was hacked and taken off-line Monday night by Turkish protesters who objected to Pope Francis' use of the term "genocide" to refer to the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by Turkish forces in 1915.Theodore Shoebat reported on his website that the hacking was done as an act of revenge against Pope Francis for his exposing of the Armenian Genocide. The Stack repeats the story, adding the … [Read more...]


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