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Why the next pope should be African - CNN.com

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Feb 13, 2013 ... An African pope would show African Catholicism has come of age, ... churches of the West, and that Africa should also become the center for ...

The Next Pope: Another African? – Africa is a Country

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Feb 12, 2013 ... The spiritual Rottweiler, Pope Benedict XVI, is knackered. Just short of eight years into his papacy, the “R” bomb has been dropped on the Holy ...

A More Conservative Catholic Church Awaits Pope Francis in Africa ...

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Nov 25, 2015 ... Africans now account for 14 percent of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, but ... Corruption is the top public issue in Kenya right now, with new scandals ... Father Mwangi said the pope should wrap his anticorruption message in ...

Is it time for the first African pope? - World News

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Mar 12, 2013 ... From Rome to Africa: Meet 20 men who could be pope ..... I'm betting that Cardinal Peter Turkson from African Ghana, will be the next Pope. ..... parishioners to stupid to worship for themselves, the whole church should just be  ...

Two African Cardinals in the Running to Be Pope - ABC News

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Feb 12, 2013 ... (British bookmakers offering odds on the next pope have already made ... "I think what we should be looking for, probably what we should be doing ... be the first pope from sub-Saharan Africa and the first-ever black pope.

AFRICAN ROMAN CATHOLIC CARDINALS- Articles ...

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Decisions involving the election of the next Pope are made by 117 Cardinals who ... A look at a list of current Roman Catholic Cardinals from Africa reveals that ...

Could the next Pope be a black man? The case for an African | Spirit ...

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Some believe the next pope will and should come from Africa. ... There were three African popes throughout history, according to the National Black Catholic ...

Read the next article Is it time for the first African pope? - The Week

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Feb 14, 2013 ... The process of choosing the next pope probably won't be complete until the ... that the highest leadership of the church should be open to anyone from ... the particular challenges facing Africans today and integrate African ...

Many Nigerians Hope an African Becomes Next Pope

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Feb 11, 2013 ... Maleek said Pope Benedict should be praised for stepping down ... He says Africans pray to take leadership roles in the Church the same way ...

Catholic Church may have already had a black pope - USA Today

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Mar 1, 2013 ... If the Catholic Church chooses a pope from sub-Saharan Africa, ... said Christopher Bellitto, a church historian at Kean University in New Jersey. ... should have won recognition as the language of African Christianity from the ...

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Why the next Pope should be African – By Richard Dowden | African ...

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Feb 19, 2013 ... Over the decades that I have travelled in Africa I have met only four African atheists. Africans seem naturally networked to religion. All meetings ...

Pope Francis in Africa: Background on his trip and the situation in ...

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Nov 25, 2015 ... Pope Francis (R) speaks next to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at ... The pope should address the continued practice of traditional African ...

From Rome to Africa: Meet the 20 men who could be pope - World ...

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Mar 12, 2013 ... "There's nothing to stop an African from being the pope," he said in Rome ..... Well, what really matters is that what the new Pope should do is ...