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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2013-02-28

A troubled papacy (part 2)

Our panel predicts a tougher-than-usual conclave to select the next pope, but it’s hopeful that the Vatican will have a hard look at itself in the light of recent scandals. In part 2, we take bets on Benedict’s successor, with guests from as far apart as Indiana and Rio de Janeiro weighing in!

  • Jean DUCHESNE. Special advisor to Archbishop of Paris;
  • Marie LAFOURCADE. Journalist. Author of "L'Eglise, une autre idée de la mondialisation";
  • Fady FADEL. Dean at The American Business School of Paris;
  • Matthew BUNSON. Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology - from Indiana;
  • Tim VICKERY. France 24 Correspondent - from Rio de Janeiro.

Produced by Anelise Borges, Armen Georgian, Valeriane Gauthier, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.
 

By Anelise Borges

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