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Details emerging for Pope's resignation, election of successor

Catholic World News - February 13, 2013

At a briefing for reporters on February 13, Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, provided some details on the emerging plans for the resignation and future life of Pope Benedict XVI, and for the conclave that will choose his successor.

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  • Posted by: unum - Feb. 14, 2013 2:10 PM ET USA

    Our prayers and our gratitude are with you, Holy Father.

  • Posted by: AgnesDay - Feb. 14, 2013 12:00 PM ET USA

    This is awsome in its order and efficiency. What else to expect of a Pontiff who has shown both for the entirety of his working life?

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