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To: EBH

All the qualities that almost won him the papacy in 2005 were even more in evidence this year.

Cardinal electors usually go for the runner-up in the next papal conclave.

John Paul II was the singular exception.


3 posted on 03/13/2013 2:15:48 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

I think Pope Benedict somehow knew this man would be elected.


4 posted on 03/13/2013 2:30:25 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: goldstategop

How do we know he was the runner up last tine, since they burn the ballots, there is no official vote count revealed, etc.???


5 posted on 03/13/2013 2:41:16 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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