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Pope's Resignation Could be Turning Point for Churchi
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February 14, 2013 7:34 PM
The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI marks a turning point for the 1.2 billion-member global Roman Catholic Church. But VOA's Al Pessin reports from Rome that if history is any guide, the turn will likely be gradual.

Pope's Resignation Could be Turning Point for Church

Published February 14, 2013

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI marks a turning point for the 1.2 billion-member global Roman Catholic Church. But VOA's Al Pessin reports from Rome that if history is any guide, the turn will likely be gradual.


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