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The People's Pope? (VOA On Assignment Mar. 22)i
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March 22, 2013 2:20 PM
Ramón Taylor of the VOA Spanish Branch joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to share behind-the-scenes details of his time in Rome covering the selection of the new pope. Ramón says as the first Latin American leader of the Roman Catholic Church and the first pope from outside of Europe in more than 1,200 years, Pope Francis is seen by many as a pope who can better represent the world's Catholics.

The People's Pope? (VOA On Assignment Mar. 22)

Published March 22, 2013

Ramón Taylor of the VOA Spanish Branch joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to share behind-the-scenes details of his time in Rome covering the selection of the new pope. Ramón says as the first Latin American leader of the Roman Catholic Church and the first pope from outside of Europe in more than 1,200 years, Pope Francis is seen by many as a pope who can better represent the world's Catholics.

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