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News in Review - April 2013 The Pope: Resignation and Election 2013

In early February, Pope Benedict XVI announced he would be retiring as head of the Roman Catholic Church. The announcement came as a surprise to those both inside and outside Vatican City. With extreme haste, the church moved to elect a new pope. And on March 13, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Bergoglio, became Pope Francis.
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  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2013

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News in Review - May 2005 Pope John Paul II, 1920-2005

On April 2 2005, Pope John Paul II died in his Vatican apartment after a long and debilitating illness. He had been Pope for almost 30 years and had left a giant mark on his church and the world. In this News and Review story we’ll look at the life and legacy of Pope John Paul II. We’ll show you ...
  • 2005
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  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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