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  CURRENT ISSUE:  February 18, 2013   •   VOL. 51, NO. 4   •   Oakland, CA
Pontificate marked by teaching,
call to return to faith

During his almost eight-year pontificate, Pope Benedict XVI impressed the world as a teacher, guiding Catholics to the sources of the faith and urging modern society not to turn its back on God.  >>>
Pope's action bold, thoughtful
Archbishop Brunett, apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Oakland, told local Catholics that the pope's plan "demonstrates his courage and wisdom in preparing for a new chapter of our Church."  >>>
for answers?

Rev. Robert M. Herbst
answers questions concerning the Pope's resignation.  >>>
What local Catholics think
about the resignation?

Church goers at Sacred Heart Church and the Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland were asked "What will Pope Benedict XVI's legacy be?"  >>>
Pope's official statement
Pope Benedict XVI's resignation statement.  >>>
Options for the future
A list of the 14 cardinals from Canada and the United States who are under the age of 80 and therefore eligible to vote in a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.   >>>
Conclave 2013
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