One of the most interesting Vatican appointments announced this morning by Cardinal George Pell is that of the British peer Lord Patten.
A well known figure in Britain and one of the country’s most prominent Catholics, the Vatican has chosen him to head a committee advising Pope Francis on reforming the Holy See’s media operations.
Cardinal Pell said he chose the former British politician on account of his wide experience and is “delighted” he’s accepted.
Currently chancellor of Oxford University, Christopher Patten has had a long and highly distinguished career in public life. He served as a member of parliament from 1979 to 1992, during which he was a Foreign Office and...READ MORE