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by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 28, 2021 / 10:30 am One day before U.S. President Joe Biden is due to meet with Pope Francis, the Vatican canceled its scheduled live broadcast of the meeting without explanation. Journalists in the Vatican press corps — who will also not be allowed

Greg Burke, the new director of the Vatican press office and Vatican spokesman, and Paloma Garcia Ovejero, the new vice director, are pictured during an announcement of their appointments to journalists at the Vatican press office July 11. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, who has served as director of the press office and Vatican spokesman since 2006, will retire. Burke, a native of St. Louis, has worked for the Vatican since 2012 and prior to that was a television correspondent for Fox News. Garcia Ovejero is a Spanish journalist who has worked for the radio station of the Spanish Bishops' Conference. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See PRESS-BURKE-GARCIA July 11, 2016.
Pope Francis named two experienced journalists — including its first female vice director — to lead the Vatican press office. Greg Burke, a native of St. Louis, succeeds Italian Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, who retires after 10 years as head of the Vatican press office, the Vatican announced July 11.

Cincinnati-based St. Anthony Messenger, a national Catholic general interest magazine, won nine awards June 3 from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada. The awards were announced at the conclusion of the 2016 Catholic Media Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Among the awards, the magazine finished third

In the November 29, 1934 edition of The Catholic Telegraph, this publication welcomed the creation of the Catholic Chronicle, the diocesan newspaper of the Diocese of Toledo. The Catholic Chronicle published it’s first issue on Nov. 23, 1934 and according to The Catholic Telegraph’s report, “The Catholic Chronicle has made

Update: The Toledo Diocese will cease publishing its newspaper, close its related website, end production of a weekly televised Mass and reduce spending at the diocesan pastoral center by 20 percent to plug a budget deficit. “We must be committed to cease our practice of deficit spending,” Bishop Daniel E.

Staff Report Today is the final day of the annual Catholic Media Conference. At this event, members of the Catholic Press Association and other Catholic media organizations come together to share best practices, network and engage in fellowship. The Catholic Telegraph’s New Media Editor, John Stegeman, is attending the conference

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — The Catholic Universe Bulletin, which has delivered news and information about the Cleveland Diocese to parishioners for more than 140 years, will close its doors in July. The July 3 edition will be the last, said Robert Tayek, diocesan communications director. Word of the