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Hispanic Catholics In Western Massachusetts Thrilled With New Pope


Monsignor Juan Garcia, a native of Peru, is Vicar for Catholic Latino Ministries  in western Massachusetts. He spoke in Springfield with WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill about the selection of Pope Francis from Argentina

The record-setting tenure of Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. The 2011 tornado and its recovery that remade the largest city in Western Massachusetts. The fallout from the deadly COVID outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Those are just a few of the thousands and thousands of stories WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has covered for WAMC in his nearly 17 years with the station.