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Shock, Hope at Vatican on Day After Pope Resignsi
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February 12, 2013
People visiting the Vatican continue to express shock at Monday's surprise announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning at the end of the month due to ill health. But they are already thinking about the future of the 1.2 billion-member global Roman Catholic Church. VOA's Al Pessin reports from Vatican City.

Shock, Hope at Vatican on Day After Pope Resigns

Published February 12, 2013

People visiting the Vatican continue to express shock at Monday's surprise announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning at the end of the month due to ill health. But they are already thinking about the future of the 1.2 billion-member global Roman Catholic Church. VOA's Al Pessin reports from Vatican City.


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