Following the election of the new Pope, New Europe had the opportunity to talk with Roberto Piermarini, an expert in Vatican affairs and Editor-in Chief at Radio Vaticana, his interview follows.

What was your first impression after the election of Pope Francis? Was it a surprise?

Yes, a big surprise, He is the first Latin-American and Jesuit Pope, couple with that this new name, Francis, was evoked before the conclave but It was a surprise that it was chosen by a Jesuit as it is ...

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