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The Papal Conclave And The Future Of The Catholic Church

Mar 4, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — More than 100 Cardinals from around the world started meeting Monday at the Vatican to begin the process of choosing a new pope. This comes after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. The Cardinals are tasked with choosing the man who could reshape the future of the Catholic Church.

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John Allen, senior correspondent, National Catholic Reporter
Jennifer DeSilva, assistant professor of history, Ball State University

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