Monday, March 4, 2013


  • The unusual campaign for "Africa’s frontrunner for pope" — Posters backing Ghana's Cardinal Turkson for pope appear in Rome.

  • The "Great Asian Hope" — The men who could be pope: Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith.

  • Another ethnic German, this one "the head of the largest Catholic diocese in the largest Catholic country" — Italian cardinals' ticket deal would elect Third World Pope.

  • "[A] cardinal who pals around with Stephen Colbert" and "one with a style so simple that he serves tuna sandwiches and chips to even his most important guests" — An American pope is an unlikely prospect — but more likely than last time.
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    Blogger Mark in Spokane said...

    My wife and I image 80 million Filipinos in the world are rooting for Cardinal Tagle of Manila!

    March 4, 2013 at 11:49 PM  
    Blogger Enbrethiliel said...


    Mark got here first and posted my comment! =P

    Incidentally, I have a friend from Ghana who is rooting for Cardinal Turkson. We have a friendly rivalry going these days, but will be prepared to cheer for whoever is elected. =)

    March 5, 2013 at 5:27 AM  
    Blogger 장흥저널 Jangheung Journal 長興日報 said...

    I'll cheer for whomever is elected too, but I am a bit surprised that this post made no mentioned of Canadian Marc Cardinal Ouellet. That would cover two of your tags: Her Majesty's Dominion of Canada and Vive la Quebec Libre!

    The CBC did an interview with him:

    March 5, 2013 at 7:52 AM  

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