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How the Catholic Church will pick its new pope [VIDEO]

Pope Benedict’s announcement on Monday that he will become the first Catholic pontiff to step down in nearly 600 years means that the church will soon need to elect a new leader. But how will they do it?

Helpfully, a video flagged by The Washington Post and produced by the Catholic news site Busted Halo explains the process in just four easy minutes. Enjoy.

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