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Vatican daily hails gender parity in Renzi cabinet

'Very positive novelty' says L'Osservatore Romano

22 February, 16:07
Vatican daily hails gender parity in Renzi cabinet (ANSA) - Vatican City, February 22 - Vatican daily L'Osservatore Romano on Saturday hailed the unprecedented gender parity in Matteo Renzi's new cabinet. The presence of eight women in the 16-strong team was "a very positive novelty", it said, and the average age, which it gave as 48 and not 47 like most other sources. Renzi and his cabinet are Italy's youngest ever.

The Vatican daily also praised the fact that the Renzi government was formed "meeting the established schedule".

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