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Since the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, there has been a new agenda for the Roman Catholic Church: Queen's University expert

2014-02-12

Today is the one year anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI announcing his resignation that became effective a couple of weeks later. Queen’s University expert in Catholicism and Vice-President of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association Robert Dennis is available to discuss the meaning of the last year for the Roman Catholic Church.

“A year ago today, Pope Benedict XVI announced he would resign the papacy, setting the table for the election of Pope Francis and a new agenda for the Roman Catholic Church,” says Dr. Dennis.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Rosie Hales at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or rosie.hales@queensu.ca, or Anne Craig at 613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca.

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