Greg Burke with Pope Francis
Greg Burke with Pope Francis

Vatican spokesperson, deputy resign

ANI | Updated: Dec 31, 2018 18:00 IST

Vatican City, Dec 31 (ANI): Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke resigned on Monday.
Burke, who joined the Vatican in 2012, resigned from the position of Director of Vatican Press Office along with with his Deputy Paloma Garcia Ovejero.
Confirming his resignation Burke tweeted, "Paloma and I have resigned effective Jan. 1. At this time of transition in Vatican communications, we think it's best the Holy Father is completely free to assemble a new team."
In another tweet, he thanked Pope Francis and stated that his experience in the Holy City was "fascinating, to say the least."
The Vatican in a statement confirmed that Pope has accepted their resignation, reported Sputnik.
Burke previously worked as a journalist with Fox News. (ANI)

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