Diocese of Des Moines http://iowapublicradio.org en The Catholic Church in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/catholic-church-iowa-0 <p>This past Thursday, 8:00 pm Vatican time, Pope Benedict XVI retired from the papacy.&nbsp; Benedict XVI is the first pope to retire in almost 600 years.</p><p>Today on “Talk of Iowa,” we sit down with Catholics from around the state to discuss the changes and challenges that have rocked the Church in recent years.&nbsp; We also ask, "What is the future of the Catholic Church both in Iowa and abroad?"</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:46:06 +0000 Charity Nebbe 17163 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Catholic Church in Iowa