“I’m an old-fashioned Midwestern Catholic whose mother went to Mass every day. Am I being hired because I’m in Opus Dei? It might come into play.”
The Vatican needs all the Public Relations help that it can get and who better to turn to than someone who works at Fox News. Fox is filled with professionals who are experts at molding and shaping opinion with information that has only a hint of truth … so why not use those skills to help those that tell us what god wants?
The AP has the story HERE:
The Vatican has brought in the Fox News correspondent in Rome to help improve its communications strategy as it tries to cope with years of communications blunders and one of its most serious scandals in decades, The Associated Press learned Saturday.
Greg Burke, 52, will leave Fox to become a senior communications adviser in the Vatican’s secretariat of state, the Vatican and Burke told the AP.
The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, confirmed the move to the AP, saying Burke will help integrate communications issues within the Vatican’s top administrative office, the secretariat of state, and will help handle its relations with the Holy See press office and other Vatican communications offices.
He will report directly to the Vatican’s deputy secretary of state, Archbishop Angelo Becciu, the third-ranking person in the Vatican hierarchy. Father Federico Lombardi will remain spokesman…
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