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Transition at the Vatican

Pope Benedict XVI has announced he is resigning, an unprecedented act in modern times. The selection process to decide who will lead the Roman Catholic Church now begins.

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After nearly eight tumultuous years at the head of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, Benedict XVI has made the almost unprecedented decision to stand down.

Garry names the top 10 things Pope Benedict can do once he officially steps down and replays a not so friendly call from the day before.

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Pope Benedict XVI in 2005 (Chicago Tribune Photo by José Moré)

Bill Leff reviews Pope Benedict stepping down and who might succeed him with John Zmirak, author of The Bad Catholic’s Guide to… series.

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In today’s show open, Johnny and Buzz talk about the Pope’s resignation, the nor’easter, the latest local bank robbery, and more.

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Pope Benedict XVI in 2005 (Chicago Tribune Photo by José Moré)

Pope Benedict XVI will resign on February 28, his spokesman says. In a letter to cardinals, he said his strength has been deteriorating.

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