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Benedict Bids Farewell; Cardinals Face A Difficult Choicei
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February 27, 2013
Pope Benedict makes his last public appearance on Wednesday, a day before becoming the first pontiff to resign in nearly six centuries. The change comes at a time of daunting challenges for the Roman Catholic church. VOA's Jerome Socolovsky reports.

Benedict Bids Farewell; Cardinals Face A Difficult Choice

Published February 26, 2013

Pope Benedict makes his last public appearance on Wednesday, a day before becoming the first pontiff to resign in nearly six centuries. The change comes at a time of daunting challenges for the Roman Catholic church. VOA's Jerome Socolovsky reports.


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