Pope Francis has named Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano, former head of Vatican communications, to a new position of vice chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. He was removed as director of Communications (but given a special position as “assessor”) after “Lettergate,” in which the priest, presenting a letter of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to the media, blurred some lines and omitted whole paragraphs, obscuring Benedict’s full meaning.
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