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Pope Francis jokes with the new ambassador from Hungary: This isn't an easy job

The new ambassador from Hungary to the Holy See, Eduard Habsburg-Lothringen, presented his credentials to Pope Francis "It is a great joy. I give you this.� After their cordial greeting, the ambassador introduced the Pope to his entire family. One by one, he met his six children. Afterward, his parents and advisers were also introduced. The ambassador studied philosophy but, among other professions, also worked as an actor. Together with the Pope, they prayed for a few moments. They also received a blessing. Later, the Pope gave him two copies of his encyclical, "Laudato Si.� The Pope then asked everyone to pray for him. He had a good reason. "This isn't an easy job.� AC/ATO CTV VM -BN Up:IPC