"...The election of a black pontiff would 'send a splendid signal to the world' about the universal Church." Wilton Gregory, President of the US Bishops' Conference.
African bishopwise, I suppose if you're used to Mugabe, Adi Amin, and the Emperor Bokassa then BHO probably does look pretty good.File under desperately looking for silver lining.Cheers,-John-
To be fair, I was hoping for Cardinal Arinze to be elected in 2005, but the Holy Spirit had the final word...
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