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Heavy workload awaits next pope; church in turmoil

Monday, March 11, 2013 | 5:33 p.m. CDT

VATICAN CITY — The moment Cardinal Albino Luciani learned his colleagues had elected him pope, he responded: "May God forgive you for what you've done." The remark, by the man who became Pope John Paul I, was seen as an expression of humility — but also a commentary on the mammoth task ahead.

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