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In St. Peter's Square, History Unraveled Slowly

Mar 16, 2013 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — The eyes of the world were fixed on St. Peter's Square this week as Roman Catholic cardinals elected a new pope. Host Scott Simon reflects on the rituals and the silence that followed Pope Francis's call for prayers.

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