Caught up in a burst of joy after hearing of the election of Cardinal Bergoglio as Pope, Negre de Alonso, a senator from Argentina, interrupts her discourse and lets forth a wave of joy, gratitude, and pride, as she shares her love for the Church and for the newly elected Holy Father, Pope Francis.

In addition to the value of any testimony such as this, I think the video helps us to get a glimpse of how great a love and respect the Argentinian nation holds for Pope Francis.


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My hope is that all the Catholics in the world can express with such conviction and such heart their love for the Holy Father as this senator has done just a few days ago.