FILE - This Feb. 22, 2012 file photo shows Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of the United States, speaking during mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral on Ash Wednesday, in New York. The resignation o

 

              FILE - This Feb. 22, 2012 file photo shows Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of the United States, speaking during mass in St. Patrick
FILE - This Feb. 22, 2012 file photo shows Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of the United States, speaking during mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral on Ash Wednesday, in New York. The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on Feb. 28, 2013 opens the door to a host of possible successors, from the cardinal of Milan to a contender from Ghana and several Latin Americans. Top candidates from the U.S. include Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Cardinal Raymond Burke, an arch-conservative and the Vatican's top judge. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)