News in Review The Pope: Resignation and Election 2013

News in Review 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.

  • 2013
  • 00:14:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2013
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