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The Future of the Vatican

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The Future of the Vatican

The Future of the Vatican

The Future of the Vatican

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Recent Vatican comments about Pope John Paul II's health, as well as the election of 30 new cardinals, have prompted speculation about the Vatican's future. Join guest host Lynn Neary and Georgetown University Theology chair Chester Gillis for a conversation about the Catholic Church's short-term future.

Chester Gillis
*Chair of Theology department at Georgetown University

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