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12:06 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Sudden Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI Stuns Many Catholics, Including Owensboro Bishop

Diocese of Owensboro Bishop William Medley

After only eight years as the leader of the world's billions of Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI cited his advanced age and declining strength as he became only the second Pope in the last 600 years to resign. He made the announcement Monday morning at the Vatican.

Joe Corcoran spoke with Bishop William Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro about Benedict's legacy, his time at the Vatican and what happens next.