Father Patrick Ryan

Pope Benedict XVI attends a meeting with his cardinals during a farewell ceremony in the Clementine Hall of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace on February 28, 2013 in Vatican City. (credit: L'Osservatore Romano - Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

Experts Weigh In On Implications Of Choosing Successor For Pope Benedict

Moments after Pope Benedict’s resignation took effect, the wheels of the church began to turn.