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The Pope’s Resignation: What Happens Next?

BenedictThe resignation of Pope Benedict XVI has raised numerous questions, everything from what will he be called to what will be his legacy. We don’t have all the answers, but here are some helpful resources that answer commonly asked questions.

How is a new Pope chosen?

Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI and Prayer for the Election of a New Pope

What happens during the transition period?

Is Pope Benedict XVI sick?

Overview of Benedict’s papacy

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Latest news from the Vatican




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