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After Pope's Resignation, What's Next For The Church?

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28. For more on what his resignation means for the future of the Vatican leadership, Steve Inskeep talks with Mathew Schmalz, a professor of religious studies at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
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Pope Benedict Steps Down

Pope Benedict XVI surprised Catholics around the world today by announcing his intention to abdicate on Feb. 28. Kojo explores how Pope Benedict's decision will affect Catholics and policy in Washington and around the world.

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Text And Video Of Pope Benedict XVI's Resignation Announcement

"After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry," the 85-year-old pontiff says.
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Vatican 'Surprised' By Pope's Resignation Announcement

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he will resign on February 28 because he no longer has the strength to fulfill the duties of his office. For more details, Renee Montagne speaks with journalist Josephine McKenna in Rome.

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