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Will entrenched Curia mandarins allow Greg Burke to do his job?

At CWR there is an article about the appointment of my friend Greg Burke as the Holy See’s new “director of communications”.
My emphases and comments.
The Vatican’s real communication problem
Greg Burke is an excellent choice for a tough assignment. But will he be … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s Sr. Maureen Fiedler’s little nutty about the appointment of Greg Burke. Fun!

Over at Fishwrap, the appointment of Greg Burke as the Holy See’s new Director of Communications has put the always-amusing Sr. Maureen Fiedler into a spittle-flecked nutty.
This is pure fun.
New Vatican spokesman follows the church’s latest trend
by Maureen Fiedler on … Continue reading

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Vatican Secretariat of State creates new “Director of Communications” position and fills it with American Greg Burke

Okay, cat’s outta da bag.
Vatican Insider finally has it. I’ve know about this for a while, but didn’t want to say anything about it.
It seems that my friend in Greg Burke, formerly a Fox News correspondent in Rome, will have … Continue reading

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Mercilessly grilled under the lights

Okay… grilled is a little melodramatic.
I was at the Newscorp Building where Fox News Channel is ensconced to tape some Q&A for some upcoming projects my good friend Greg Burke, FNC’s Rome correspondent, is preparing.
Some people will probably look at … Continue reading

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6 years ago… where were you?

Six years ago today, Joseph Card. Ratzinger was elected as Bishop of Rome and he took the name Benedict, sixteenth of that name.
Where were you? What were your thoughts at the time?
I was in Rome on an uncomfortable chair … Continue reading

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HUGE GLOBAL POPE NEWS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE AND MEANINGFULNESS

My friend Greg Burke, the Rome correspondent for Fox News, has an article about the Pope’s new interview-book and the biggest news to come from it.
Keep in mind, folks, that the whole Condom Conundrum, is energy-consuming frivolity compared to this … Continue reading

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The only intelligent UK protest sign I have seen

Some protesters with their signs have been flashed across the world by the conflict driven mainstream media.
My friend Greg Burke of FoxNews (Rome correspondent) sent me a shot of the only intelligent protest sign I have seen so far.
This fellow, … Continue reading

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Video interview of Msgr. Charles Scicluna: “words of fire”

My friend Greg Burke, the Rome correspondent for Fox News, scored an interview – video interview – with Msgr. Charles Scicluna of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith who handles graviora delicta cases.
Vatican Prosecutor: Pope Showed “Frustration and … Continue reading

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