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March 18, 2013

Street Talk

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The Daily Star

---- — “I think it’s a hopeful sign for the Catholic Church. They need someone who is focused on the issue of poverty.”

Joyce Powell,Oneonta, retired

“I never could understand how all the cardinals could agree on one person.”

Don Vosburgh,Oneonta, retired

“I think it was good for the old pope to step down letting the new one come in and learning on past experience.”

Lynda Calkins,Oneonta, full time mom

“I haven’t really seen much of him yet to form an opinion.”

Ken Quarty,Oneonta, retired

“I guess I’m hopeful he’ll be able to get more people back in church.”

Tom Hankins,Oneonta, retired

“I didn’t pay too much attention to it, but he seems younger than the ones I remember.”

Lilly Minor,Oneonta, food services