Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1624 is fed over PBS on Friday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. (check local listings).
- Pope’s Resignation – With the surprise announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he will resign effective February 28th, Kim Lawton reports on the process that will lead to the selection of his successor. We also report comments from prominent Catholics and other religious leaders about Benedict’s legacy and their expectations for the future. Bob Abernethy hosts a discussion with Rev. Thomas Reese, S.J. Senior Fellow at Georgetown University’s Woodstock Theological Center and former editor of America magazine, author and journalist David Gibson and Kim Lawton on the pope’s tenure and what they expect the future will hold.
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