Germany Reacts to Native Son's Election as Pope NPR's Noah Adams talks with Joseph Joffe, editor of the German news weekly Die Zeit, about reaction in Germany to Tuesday's election of a German as pope. Former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger took the name Benedict XVI after one of the shortest election cycles in modern history.
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Germany Reacts to Native Son's Election as Pope

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Germany Reacts to Native Son's Election as Pope

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Germany Reacts to Native Son's Election as Pope

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NPR's Noah Adams talks with Joseph Joffe, editor of the German news weekly Die Zeit, about reaction in Germany to Tuesday's election of a German as pope. Former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger took the name Benedict XVI after one of the shortest election cycles in modern history.