Pope Appoints Jesuit Gomorrist to Communications Slot
[America] On April 12, Pope Francis appointed James Martin, S.J., America's editor at large, as a consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for Communications.
The pope created the new secretariat on June 27, 2015, which consolidated all existing Vatican communications offices and operations under one department. Msgr. Dario Edoardo Viganò, formerly the director of the Vatican Television Center, was made its first director.
"I'm very happy to serve the church in this new way," Father Martin said upon learning of the appointment...."