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How Not To Appraise A Pope

John1418 Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 12:31 AM
The mainstream media won't be happy with the Catholic Church until they install a woman married to a woman as pope.

Church-state separation never seems more a reality in America than when the media begin to appraise both the qualifications for a new pope and the challenges he -- whoever "he" turns out to be -- must face.

The idea arises quickly on these occasions that the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are choosing a chief executive like the president of General Mills or, for that matter, the president of the United States.

Thus what we need (it seems) is a genial man with obvious people skills. A spiritual Bill Clinton? We may or may not need a European. It...

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