The Canadian Press

2005-04-19 | Vatican Pope

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Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger of Germany became the 265th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on April 19th. He was the dean of the cardinals and celebrated the funeral mass for John Paul just a week earlier. Canadian Press reporter Mike Omelus was in Saint Peter's Square when the selection was announced. (Ratzinger was the right-hand to Pope John Paul for many years, and was considered one of the more conservative cardinals.)

Date: 2005-04-19
Placeline: VATICAN CITY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well there was a lot of confusion When the Smoke started the pouring forth from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel people didn't know if it was Black or White and of course white was the color that was however a few minutes later the bells started ringing in that was the signal the people were looking for and I hear a rose this crowd of probably 70 80 thousand people >>