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Vatican spokesperson, deputy resign


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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.

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First Published: Dec 31 2018 | 6:20 PM IST

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