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US Catholics Have Mixed Reactions to Pope's Resignationi
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February 11, 2013 7:32 PM
Pope Benedict XVI says he will resign on Feb. 28. The 85-year-old pontiff announced his decision Monday during a meeting of cardinals. Pope Benedict is the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. The news took many Catholics in the United States by surprise. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story.

US Catholics Have Mixed Reactions to Pope's Resignation

Published February 11, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI says he will resign on Feb. 28. The 85-year-old pontiff announced his decision Monday during a meeting of cardinals. Pope Benedict is the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. The news took many Catholics in the United States by surprise. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story.