At the moment there is not a great deal of interest in who the next pope will be as Pope Benedict XVI seems to be in good health.
According to John L Allen Jr, though, “with an 85-year-old pope beginning to show his age, speculation about who might come next is always in the background, even if it’s on a low boil”.
Read John Allen’s blog about who might be the next pope in National Catholic Reporter.
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John L Allen Jr is NCR Senior Correspondent.
News category: Opinion.