Cardinal Dolan For Pope? There’s Suddenly A Very Real Buzz About Him In Italy Head Of N.Y. Archdiocese, Boston Cardinal Considered Serious Contenders
February 20, 2013 6:36 PM
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Does New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan have a serious chance at becoming pope? He usually makes a joke when asked, but a leading Italian newspaper is taking Dolan’s papal prospects seriously.
On Wednesday, the cardinal spoke about his trip to Rome for the historic resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported.
He sported a hard hat for a ribbon cutting at a Carmelite Sisters nursing home on Staten Island, but could Cardinal Dolan soon don the white “zucchetto” worn by the pope?
“I hate to lose him in New York, but I think, I think, he would be one of the best holy fathers. He would,” said Sister Mary Virginia.
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We agree Sister Mary.
We wonder if Cardinal Dolan was named Pope, would he be John Paul the third? We also know if that would happen, President Obama would have someone else to deal with, the leader of the Catholic Church. This leader would have the power of the Father Almighty.
Who ever does lead the Catholic church will have to deal with and not pacify the present president of the United States.
What do you think?