Roman Catholic Hierarchy Robert Siegel turns to John Allen, Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, for an explanation of the Roman Catholic Church's structure. Allen is author of the forthcoming book Conclave: The Politics, Personalities, and Process of the Next Papal Election. (4:15) The book is due to be published by Doubleday later this year.
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Robert Siegel turns to John Allen, Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, for an explanation of the Roman Catholic Church's structure. Allen is author of the forthcoming book Conclave: The Politics, Personalities, and Process of the Next Papal Election. (4:15) The book is due to be published by Doubleday later this year.