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Benedict XVI: a man of great strength

On Feb. 11, I, along with the world, was stunned by the riveting news of Pope Benedict XVI resigning. The pope stated that his age and ailing health were the reasons for his decision to step down. Like many people, I had so many questions. What will happen to the Catholic Church now? Who will be the next pope? What will it be like to have an ex-pope?