SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileCiting his age and deteriorating health, 85 year old Pope Benedict XVI told the world that he would retire Feb. 28, leaving the papacy vacant as of this Thursday.Retiring Benedict to be called ’emeritus pope’Canadian cardinals prepare for tough papal decisionPope Benedict’s retirement a teaching opportunityThe news caught even those cardinals closest to him off guard not to mention the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.Now, as the Vatican prepares for the selection process to choose a new pope, shock has faded into speculation as to who Benedict’s successor might be and what challenges and opportunities he’ll inherit and create.In this week’s episode of CBC Live Online, host moderator Lauren O’Neil spoke to three panelists and viewers about what’s next for the Vatican, Catholics in Canada, and congregations around the world. He will join us from Toronto.
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SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileEarlier today, mayor Rob Ford was asked about the suggestion of road tolls as a source of revenue for the city, to help pay for things like transit projects in the city.The mayor was pretty clear he’s against that proposal Which begs the question: then who SHOULD pay for transit in Toronto?Should it be the private sector? The provincial government? Done through property taxes?Well, one player that isn’t mentioned as often in the transit debate is the federal government.But earlier today, Trinity Spadina MP Olivia Chow, York South Weston MP Mike Sullivan and Ward 21 Councillor Joe Mihevc talked to TTC riders at University and Queen St West about the need for a National Transit Strategy.Listen (runs 6:10)By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines.
Unfortunately, we see such corruptive practices which really hamper all of our development projects. The United Nations is paying great attention and focus on this matter,” he said.Asked about the announcement out of Washington yesterday that the United States would stop a $60 million payment to UNESCO, and if he was concerned about similar reverberations throughout the United Nations system, that the US might “de fund” other UN agencies, Mr. Ban restated his position that he had expressed after the announcement was made.