Will Pope appoint a woman cardinal?

Statements by Pope Francis that he wants to see greater roles for women in the Church have sparked speculation that he might appoint a woman cardinal.

After an unnamed Jesuit was quoted in Spain as saying “It’s something that Pope Francis has thought about before”, Italian and American media picked up the idea.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said somebody told Pope John Paul II he should made Mother Teresa a cardinal and the Pope said: “I asked her. She doesn’t want to be one.”

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