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Religion and Michigan legislators

Cardinals voted to elect a successor to Pope Benedict the 16th today.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, became the first non-European pontiff in more than 1,000 years.

Religion has been on many minds lately, that includes Michigan Radio’s Political Analyst Jack Lessenberry.

He recently wrote about religion and Michigan’s lawmakers.

Bill Ballenger, publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, recently did a survey of how many members of the legislature are members of each religious denomination.

Listen to the full interview above.

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