It is natural to think that he would lump the Vatican and the pope together with all his perceived enemiesVatican: No crusade against Muslims Mar 20, 2008
The holy father fell over, it is nothing serious and he has gone to the Parini hospital in Aosta for a checkupPope Benedict XVI recovering from surgery Jul 17, 2009
It is recognized that he led a Christian life in a heroic and extraordinary mannerPope declares John Paul II venerable Dec 19, 2009
It's a joy, I think, for the Catholic Church because Pope John Paul II is very admired and loved by so many people, not only in the church but also in the worldPope declares John Paul II venerable Dec 19, 2009
Unfortunately that is not the same for Cardinal [Roger] Etchegaray, who was nearbyPope delivers message of hope after attack Dec 25, 2009
Federico Lombardi, SJ (born August 20, 1942 in Saluzzo, Piedmont) is an Italian Roman Catholic priest and the current director of the Holy See Press Office.
Lombardi was born in Saluzzo, Piedmont, and was trained in mathematics and studied theology in Germany. He became a Jesuit priest in 1972, and then worked for the influential Jesuit-run magazine, La Civiltà Cattolica, and served as superior of the Jesuits' Italian province.
Lombardi was named program director (1991) and later general director (2005) of Vatican Radio, and was also made general director of the Vatican Television Centre in 2001.