AskaNews reported Wednesday morning that Msgr. Dario Viganò has submitted his letter of resignation, and the pope has accepted.
“The Holy Father Francis has accepted the renunciation of Mons. Dario Edoardo Viganò, Prefect of the Secretariat for Communication (SPC)”, announced Vatican spokesman Greg Burke. “Until the new Prefect is appointed, the SPC will be led by the Secretary of the same Dicastery, Mgr. Lucio Adrián Ruiz.”