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Vatican in Transition
Who will replace Pope Benedict XVI?
The College of Cardinals is meeting at the Vatican to select the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church.
Here's a look at some of the possible candidates:
PHOTOS: AP, AFP/Getty Images and EPA. By Anup Kaphle, Melissa Bell and Kat Downs - The Washington Post. Published March 12, 2013.