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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

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.