Guests and Topics for April 20

Here’s what is on tap for Wednesday:

"FOX & Friends First"
Starts at 6 a.m. ET

Weeks of rituals triggered by the death of Pope John Paul II (search) end with the election of Pope Benedict XVI. What can we expect from the new pontiff? Father Jonathan Morris, FOX News papal contributor, joins us from Rome.

Plus, what does Pope Benedict XVI's leadership mean to the world and the Roman Catholic Church? We'll ask Jeff Israely, Time magazine's Rome bureau chief.

How did the mother of Michael Jackson's accuser hold up on the stand? We'll get the legal lowdown from Craig Mitnick, criminal defense attorney and FOX News legal analyst.

And, how has "American Idol" continued to capture the heart and eyes of America's viewers? We'll ask Dr. Georgia Witkin, FOX News contributor and best-selling author.

"FOX & Friends"
Starts at 7 a.m. ET

What direction will Pope Benedict XVI (search) take the Church? We'll ask William Donohue, president of the Catholic League.

We'll get reaction to the new pontiff's election from Father John Zuhlsdorf, FOX News contributor.

Plus, what kind of a man is the new pope? Ambassador Thomas Patrick Melady, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, weighs in.

We've heard a lot of talk about securing our southern borders. Now there's concern our neighbors to the north aren't doing their part. Rep. Mark Souder, R-Ind., explains the situation.

And, they had a huge impact on the game of soccer. Now the game is making an impact on them. Meet soccer stars Tab Ramos, John Harkes and Marcelo Balboa — the latest members of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

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