Pope Francis Renames ‘Secretariat’ for the Communications to ‘Dicastery’
The Vatican Secretariat for Communication will hereafter be named the “Dicastery for Communication.”
This was announced in a June 23, 2018, bulletin of the Holy Press Office which stated the following:
In the audience granted to the undersigned Substitute for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State on 27 February 2018, the Supreme Pontiff Francis, Having heard the opinion of the Council of Cardinals, has decided that the Secretariat for Communication hereafter be named the “Dicastery for Communication”.
The present Rescriptum shall be promulgated by publication in “L’Osservatore Romano”, entering into force on the same day, and thereafter published in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis.