Spokane Catholics react to news of Pope's resignation

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by SHAWN CHITNIS & KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 7:27 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 16 at 10:53 AM

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on — the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.

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