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The Pope and Catholic Theology

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The Pope and Catholic Theology

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The Pope and Catholic Theology

The Pope and Catholic Theology

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As head of the Catholic church, the pope oversees the Vatican's political and spiritual direction, in effect shaping Catholic theology. Notre Dame theology professor Lawrence Cunningham discusses the impact of the papacy on the church with Jennifer Ludden.