Today Pope Bene­dict stunned the Catholic world with word that he will be step­ping down as head of the Roman Catholic Church. He said he no longer has the phys­ical sta­mina to ful­fill his papal duties.

Today Callie Crossley looked at Pope Benedict’s papacy with two people who have given a lot of thought to the Catholic Church  .

GUESTS:

Michele Dillon, Pro­fessor of Soci­ology  and Depart­ment Chair at the Uni­ver­sity of New Hampshire

Walter Robinson, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Jour­nalism at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity.  He oversaw the Globe Spot­light Team that broke the Sex Abuse Scan­dals in the Catholic Arch­dio­cese of Boston.

 

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