With yesterday’s announcement of the appointment of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Benedict XVI’s successor, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly will now air a report from Rome about the selection of the new Pope.


Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN for WNET. Visit for additional information. Show # 1628 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on March 15. PROGRAM NOTE: Due to pledge, please check local listings.


  • Pope Francis – Kim Lawton reports from Rome on the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, the first pope from Latin America, as the successor to Pope Benedict XVI and reaction to his selection from experts and other Catholics.



Lindsey Bernstein


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