Baku, Azerbaijan, July 11
By Anakhanum Idayatova - Trend:
American journalist Greg Burke, who is currently vice director of the Vatican press office, was appointed the new director of Vatican press office, Radio Vatican reported July 11.
Burke will replace Fr. Federico Lombardi who served in this position for 10 years.
Spanish journalist from Madrid, Paloma García Ovejero will be the first woman to hold the position of the press office’s vice director when she takes over from Burke.
Prior to his appointment to the press office’s number two position in December 2015, Burke was Fox News’ Rome correspondent for 15 years before he was called to the Holy See Secretariat of State in 2012 as communications advisor.
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