Press Office of the Holy See

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Basic data
Surname Holy See Press Office
(Sala Stampa della Santa Sede)
Seat Palazzo dei Propilei
Via della Conciliazione, 54
V – 00120 Città del Vaticano
director Matteo Bruni
Vice Director Cristiane Murray
Press conference at the Press Office of the Holy See, 2014

The Press Office of the Holy See ( Italian Sala Stampa della Santa Sede ) is the press office of the Holy See and the Roman Curia . It was on October 18, 1966 by Pope Paul VI. founded. One of the most important activities is the publication of press releases from the Pope and the institutions of the Curia in the Daily Bulletin .

It is located in the Palazzo dei Propilei .

Daily bulletin

The press office publishes a daily compilation of public announcements in the “Daily Announcements of the Press Office of the Holy See” . They are published daily in one or more issues. The official language is Italian. The texts usually appear in the language in which they were originally written and are sometimes made available in other translations.

In the documentation area, speeches, messages and documents from the Pope and statements from the director of the press office are available. There is a protected area on the press office's website that is only available to accredited journalists and provides, among other things, notices with blocking periods .

Synod of Bishops

The entire written area for the publication of the invitation lists, agendas, documents, messages and minutes relating to the Synod of Bishops is handled by the Vatican press office.

Vatican Information Service

The VIS Vatican Information Service publishes information and statistics on the Pope's pontificate and apostolic journeys . He publishes a daily summary of the activities of the Holy Father and the Holy See. The notices are published in English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Service information

In the service information , the form for the application for accreditation to the Press Office of the Holy See, for professional journalists, and the accreditation rules are published and can be found there. Service information for accredited journalists is also published here.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. The Press Office of the Holy See was founded 50 years ago , , October 18, 2016
  2. Daily Bulletin Archived Copy ( Memento of the original dated February 9, 2012 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. Documentation [1]
  4. Synod of Bishops [2]
  5. ↑ Service information [3]
  6. a b c Personnel change in the Vatican: Vatican spokesman surprisingly resigns. , Domradio report of December 31, 2018, accessed on December 31, 2018
  7. ^ Nomina del Direttore della Sala Stampa della Santa Sede. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office, July 18, 2019, accessed July 18, 2019 (Italian).