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St. Peter's Basilica.

Analysis: Benedict XVI’s letter - what the reaction revealed

Mar 21, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The story of Benedict XVI’s letter and the communication issues it raised, dubbed “Lettergate,” has led to the resignation of... Read more

Bishop Paul Tighe.

Analysis: What led to, and what will follow, ‘Lettergate’

Mar 21, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A new chapter for Vatican media and communications began Apr. 30, 2015, when Pope Francis established a commission of five... Read more

Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano.

Top Vatican communications officer resigns after 'Lettergate' fiasco

Mar 21, 2018

By Elise Harris

On Wednesday Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano as prefect of the Secretariat for Communications in... Read more

Msgr Dario Vigano, prefect of the Secretariat for Communications, speaks with CNA March 15, 2018.

Benedict’s praise for Francis booklets came with previously unmentioned caveats, letter shows

Mar 17, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Amid accusations of concealment, the Vatican's communications department has released the entirety of a letter written by Benedict XVI, revealing... Read more