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Latest update : 2013-02-11

Benedict XVI: The last European pope? (Part 2)

Will Benedict XVI's successor be the first Pontiff from another continent? Even though the demographics of Catholicism have shifted away from Europe, it still boils down to who gets to vote.

• Jean DUCHESNE, Advisor to the Archbishop of Paris

• Ulrike KOLTERMANN, German journalist and author

From Abuja, Nigeria,
• John ALECHENU, Chief correspondent at Punch newspaper

From Rome,
• Seema GUPTA, France 24 correspondent

From Rio de Janeiro,
• Tim VICKERY, France 24 correspondent

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Mary Colombel, Yann Pusztai.

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

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