We report on the selection of Pope Francis I, the first Latin American pope, and reaction from the Catholic community and Vatican observers, including a conversation with Rev. James Martin, S.J. Also, we revisit our series on the rise of the religiously unaffiliated with our story about the religious implications. (Originally broadcast October 26, 2012)
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