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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 08:14 AM

Vatican attacks Pope resignation 'gossip' [View all]

Source: BBC News

The Vatican's chief spokesperson has criticised the media for reporting "misinformation" about the Church.

Father Federico Lombardi said some were trying to profit from a time of disorientation in the Catholic Church to spread "gossip" and "slander".

Father Lombardi made the comments in an editorial on the Vatican radio website.

Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, the first by a pope in nearly 600 years, takes effect on Thursday. His decision surprised many within the Church.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21557311

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