American Catholics Get News Of Pope Benedict XVI's Plan To Step Down
In This Photo: John Carpenter
John Carpenter prays during a service at the Church of the Little Flower on February 11, 2013 in Coral Gables, Florida. Parishioners today were dealing with the unexpected news that Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement, now the wait begins to learn who his successor will be.
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