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Roman Catholic Hierarchy

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Robert Siegel turns to John Allen, Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, for an explanation of the Roman Catholic Church's structure. Allen is author of the forthcoming book Conclave: The Politics, Personalities, and Process of the Next Papal Election. (4:15) The book is due to be published by Doubleday later this year.