I am the dean of journalists in the Vatican and I have a good resistance: Valentina Al-Azraki
journalist Valentina Al-Azraki He said he felt like a special person, because he’s going to get this Saturday out of my hands Pope Francisco, a Medal of Honor On the Consistory HallIt is located in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City, in appreciation of him a path.
In an interview with Joaquin Lopez Doriga for your space in Formula RadioAnd Alazraki Krstic will accept papal decoration next to Philip BolilaFrom Reuters, being the first journalists to receive it from the Pope.
They tell us that this is the first time that the Pope has recognized my journalist (…) I feel such respect and I feel very lucky with all that, I am lucky. “It’s good to feel loved,” she said.
“It is not easy, especially when at first I was the only young 23-year-old and they did not greet me. My fellow men began to welcome me, my fellow men, even after Pope John Paul II’s first trip to Mexico, and from that historic trip they began to Welcome me and from there it was easier.
Tough moments we’ve all been through, it’s not easy, because it’s still, despite a whole world of men, quite airtight, where it’s not easy to get information but we’ve been there and that’s the important thing, trying to get the firsts.”
Valentina Al-Azraki He has covered five popes (Paul VI, John Paul I, John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francisco) and made 154 trips, a record that would be hard to match.
“There were 154 trips, Pope Francis celebrated my 100 trips. No Pope tour operator has this record, so this record is unique and it would be very difficult to access.”
“I feel the affection of people and the respect of my colleagues. The messages I received fill your soul and heart, and the most important thing in life are the human relationships one has built over the years. We are all companions on a journey we share,” he said.
Grupo Televisa reporter at Vatican She said she was happy to be the most experienced journalist in the Holy See’s press room.
Today I’m the dean there and that’s what they call me, and I’m the only one still in force after Pope John Paul II’s first trip to our country. He confirmed that I have good stamina.
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