Watch: Close collaborators of Cardinal Elect Grech share their feelings

LIVE from Rome

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Cardinal Elect Mario Grech was interviewed ahead of his appointment on Saturday.

LIVE from Rome, Bishop of Gozo Dun Anton Teuma, Fr Eddie Zammit and Fr Tarċisio Camilleri were also interviewed by Fr Joe Borg during a special programme marking the event. All three of them have worked closely with Bishop Grech during his mission as bishop of Gozo.

  • What will happen during this Consistory?
  • What are their thoughts and feeling?
  • How was the Cardinal Elect feeling this morning?
  • What should we expect from the consistory?
  • What is the sentiment among the small groups of friends and family of Bishop Grech that are in Rome for the celebration?

Pope Francis will elevate 13 clerics to the College of Cardinals, the group of red-robed churchmen whose primary task is to elect a new pope. It’s the seventh time Francis has named a new batch of cardinals since his election in 2013.

All this and more on at 12:45pm