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    A lesson from the Vatican: learn Latin, beat the world

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Among the international hubbub that has surrounded the pope's decision to quit, there is a salutory lesson for anyone who did not pay attention in class.

    Italy's news agency ANSA beat the rest of the world with the historic scoop, and it is all because of their Vatican reporter's grasp of Latin.

    Our correspondent in Rome, Alberto de Filippis asked Giovanna Chirri what happened.