Pope's resignation saddens Minn. archbishop
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he is surprised and saddened by Pope Benedict's resignation.
Archbishop John Nienstedt (NYNE'-sted) says like Catholics around the world, he was surprised to learn the 85-year-old pope plans to resign for health reasons at the end of the month.
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