11 January 2019

Holy See Press Office announces new organizational structure

As announced on 31 December, 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 ad interim Director, Alessandro Gisotti, the Prefect then named, as Senior Advisor to the Director, Romilda Ferrauto, from France, who previously served as manager of the French section of Vatican Radio and as an 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 Communication Commission of UISG; and Raúl Cabrera Pérez, from Peru, a 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 Communication.