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Media Secretariat

Vatican city

Pope Francis, on 27 June 2015, has instituted the new Secretariat for Communications, which will operate from 29 June 2015, from its provisional seat at Palazzo Pio,3. Pontifical Council for Social Communications, the Holy See Press Office, Vatican Internet Service, Vatican Radio, the Vatican Television Center (CTV), the Osservatore Romano, Vatican Typography, Photograph Service, and the Vatican Publishing House (Libreria Editrice Vaticana), will all now come under this. The new Dicastery will also work in union with the Secretariat of State for the direction of the institutional website of the Holy See, www.vatican.va and the Twitter account of the Holy Father: @pontifex. Msgr. Dario Edoardo Viganò is the Prefect of the new Secretariat, Msgr. Lucio Adrian Ruiz, Secretary, and Dr. Paolo Nusiner, the Director General and Dr. Giacomo Ghisani, V. Director General.