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The next Pope: What direction for the Catholic Church?

What makes a good leader of the Catholic Church in 2013? François Picard’s panel comments on the first round of voting and the unofficial battle lines between reformers and conservatives, Europeans and non-Europeans.

 

  • Vincent CABANAC, Assumptionist Priest from the Augustinians of the Assumption and Author, 'Walking in the Light: 30 Days with Pope John Paul II'
  • Matthew BUNSON, Senior Correpondent for 'Our Sunday Visitor'/ Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Bibical Theology
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  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Independent Journalist and theologian, author of 'Vatican Diplomacy in the Middle East'

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2014-12-18 Russia

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Vladimir Putin

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 1)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

SPECIAL: US and Cuba Normalise Relations

'Todos somos Americanos'. That was the US President Barack Obama's message as he and Cuban president Raul Castro hailed a new chapter in US relations with Cuba. In simultaneous...

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2014-12-16 attacks

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 2)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-16 Pakistan

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 1)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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