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04/20/05 - Lufkin

Religious Leaders Say Pope Benedict Is A Good Choice

Sister Mary Annunciata Prioress Monastery of the Infant Jesus Sister Mary Annunciata Prioress Monastery of the Infant Jesus

Catholics around the world are reacting to the election of Pope Benedict XV1.

Local Catholics call Tuesday's decision a good choice for the church. Sisters at the monastery in Lufkin call Pope Benedict a dynamic Christian determined to unify all Christians, not just Catholics.

Pope Benedict is the first German pope in a thousand years, but many believe his background will benefit all races and religions.

Sister Mary Annunciata said, "He speaks many languages, which is certainly a definite desirable quality. He brings with him, I think, the necessary qualities to the job."

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