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Conclave of cardinals begins

As cardinals cloister themselves inside the Vatican to choose new leadership, the Catholic church faces a crisis of credibility due to revelations of widespread sexual abuse by priests and financial malfeasance in the Vatican itself. In addition, it appears that the axis of the church could be shifting toward the global south. DePaul University professor of theology William Cavanaugh joins Worldview to discuss these issues and the selection of the pontiff.

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