When Pope Francis announced the nomination of Bishop Mario Grech as Cardinal, he immediately declared, even with TVM, that the announcement was a complete surprise.
What led the Pope to select Monsignor Grech for this important position after 15 years leading the Gozo diocese?
The Grech family siblings believe that everything started three years ago when Bishop Grech intervened with speeches during the family synod which likely drew the attention of the Pope. Follow the interview in this video.
WATCH: Bishop Grech appointed Cardinal by Pope Francis at The Vatican
“I don’t think that wearing a red hat will change my life” – wishes to work in a parish or a hospital
“I ask the Lord what have I given more than others?’” – Cardinal Grech’s mother