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Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign: official

Dec 31. 2018
File: Pope Francis waves to the faithful from the window of the Apostolic Palace overlooking St. Peter's square, during the weekly Angelus prayer on December 30, 2018 at the Vatican. // AFP PHOTO
File: Pope Francis waves to the faithful from the window of the Apostolic Palace overlooking St. Peter's square, during the weekly Angelus prayer on December 30, 2018 at the Vatican. // AFP PHOTO
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By Agence France-Presse
Vatican City

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The Vatican on Monday announced the resignation of its spokesman and his deputy, without giving any explanation.

Pope Francis "has accepted the resignation of the director and deputy director of the press office of the Vatican, Greg Burke and Paloma Garcia Ovejero, and named Alessandro Gisotti as acting director," it said in a statement.

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