Archbishop Vincent Nichols is the only cardinal chosen from a European church, Father Christopher Jamison told ITV News.
Mr Jamison, who is a friend of the newly appointed cardinal, said that Pope Francis was putting a stronger emphasis on being "a poor church for the poor".
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