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February 13, 2013 12:21 AM
The announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he will resign on Feb. 28 shocked Catholics and non-Catholics alike. But after the conservatism of his papacy and that of his predecessor John Paul II, Benedict’s successor is unlikely to bring major change to a church shaken by scandal and declining faith. VOA's Jerome Socolovsky reports

CN POPE CHURCH FUTURE

Published February 12, 2013

The announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he will resign on Feb. 28 shocked Catholics and non-Catholics alike. But after the conservatism of his papacy and that of his predecessor John Paul II, Benedict’s successor is unlikely to bring major change to a church shaken by scandal and declining faith. VOA's Jerome Socolovsky reports