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Issues Facing the Next Pope: Growth and Ideology

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Issues Facing the Next Pope: Growth and Ideology

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Issues Facing the Next Pope: Growth and Ideology

Issues Facing the Next Pope: Growth and Ideology

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Pope John Paul II's successor will face a range of issues — including the growth of the Catholic Church in non-European countries, challenges posed by the growth of evangelical churches and the likely legacy of Pope John Paul II's ideology. Hear NPR's Sheilah Kast and John Allen, who covers the Vatican for the National Catholic Reporter.