Catholics without a leader as Benedict’s papacy ends
Posted: March 1, 2013 at 5:36 a.m.
Benedict XVI ceased to be pope at 8 p.m. Rome time — or 1 p.m. Central — Thursday when his resignation took effect, leaving the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church vacant while its leading clerics consider who should succeed him.
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