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5:24 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Why Relatives Should Be Allowed To Watch CPR On Loved Ones

A recent study finds that relatives present during resuscitation attempts suffer fewer psychological effects later.
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Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:32 pm

Picture this: Your spouse or child has collapsed and isn't breathing. You call 911, and the paramedics rush in and take charge. But you are banished to another room while the medical people try to bring your loved one back to life.

It's about the most stressful scene imaginable. And it's what usually happens.

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The Papal Succession
5:19 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

American Catholics Look To New Pope For Hope, Renewal

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

Catholics in Philadelphia react on Wednesday to selection of the new pope.

The Two-Way
5:16 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

U.S. Troops Train For Possible Mission To Secure Syrian Chemical Agents

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 6:03 pm

Several weeks ago, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said the U.S. is planning what to do about Syria's vast chemical weapons program once Bashar Assad's regime falls. The Syrians are believed to have hundreds of tons of chemical agents, including sarin, one of the deadliest chemical agents. A few drops can be lethal.

So the central question is this: How can those sites be secured so they don't fall into the wrong hands?

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The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Pope Francis: Cardinals 'Found One All The Way At The End Of The World'

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

Cardinals elected a new pope on Wednesday — Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Melissa Block and Audie Cornish have more on the new leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis I.

The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

New Pope's Selection Of 'Francis' Name Surprises Some

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

More now on the direction of the Catholic Church under the new Pope Francis. I'm joined here in the studio by theology professor Chad Pecknold of the Catholic University of America. Thanks for coming in.

CHAD PECKNOLD: Thanks for having me, Melissa.

BLOCK: You know, when we were listening to this announcement and the name Pope Francis came forth, you said wow. You read a lot into just that choice. He is Pope Francis I. Talk a bit more about the symbolism of that.

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The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Jorge Mario Bergoglio Becomes First-Ever Jesuit Pope

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

At the Vatican on Wednesday it was announced that Jorge Mario Bergoglio would be the first-ever Jesuit pope. Melissa Block speaks with Father Robert Ballecer of the Jesuit Conference of the United States about the significance of the first Jesuit pope.

The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Pope Francis I Was 'Runner-Up' At Previous Conclave

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 8:55 pm

Audie Cornish talks to Matthew Bunson, senior correspondent of the national Catholic newspaper Our Sunday Visitor, for some more background on Pope Francis, who was chosen Wednesday.

The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Catholics Around The World React To Announcement Of New Pope

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

We have reaction from around the world to the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, as pope.

The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

New Pope Criticized For His Association With Argentina's Dirty War

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

Audie Cornish talks to Ian Mount, a freelance reporter in Buenos Aires, for more on Catholicism in Argentina, the home country of Pope Francis I.

The Papal Succession
4:35 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

First Latin American Pope Known As A Humble Leader

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 5:44 pm

Audie Cornish talks to Sylvia Poggioli about the scene at the Vatican after a Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected as pope on Wednesday.

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