Josephine McKenna

Religion News Service

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Reporter who covers the Vatican for Religion News Service

Josephine McKenna on KCRW

The first modern Pope from outside Europe is much more than the world celebrity he's become since arriving in Rome from Argentina in 2013.

Pope Francis and Catholic Culture Shock

The first modern Pope from outside Europe is much more than the world celebrity he's become since arriving in Rome from Argentina in 2013.

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