CBS LAS VEGAS-Today Pope Benedict VXI did what no pope has done in more than five hundred years, announcing his resignation and sending the already troubled Catholic Church scrambling to replace the leader of its 1 billion followers by Easter. Ted Jelen, UNLV Professor of Political Science and Comparative Religion, talks about the resignation of Pope Benedict VXI. Father Albert Felice-Pace, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Community, talks about the resignation of Pope Benedict VXI and how this will affect all the Catholic churches around the world.
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - DECEMBER 25: Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithfuls as he delivers his Christmas Day message 'urbi et orbi' blessing (to the city and to the world) from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on December 25, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images