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Hispanic Catholics In Western Massachusetts Thrilled With New Pope

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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

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.