As much as I would love to think otherwise, I don't think we can consider Cardinal Burke as papabile. I just don't see that an American has any chance (possibly a black or Hispanic American, but certainly not a white guy).
My hunch is that the next pope will be from Africa or Central/South America.
posted on 08/05/2011 9:45:50 AM PDT
("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
They made similar predictions before Ratzinger was elected.
posted on 08/05/2011 10:11:44 AM PDT
(I didn't think, I never dreamed, that I would be around to see it all come true-McCartney and Wings)
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