Pope Benedict XVI
His predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, authored a document that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.
“Maybe a Pope who is a little bit younger, I think would be a great fit,” St. Louisan John Walter said.
C-SPAN looks at famous First Ladies including two from Missouri, and an update on the Pope’s decision from foreign correspondent Sabina Castelfranco.
Charlie Brennan – Monday, February 11th – Will an American be the next Pope? CBS’s Sabina Castelfranco live from Rome, Italy.
Could an American be the next Pope? Charlie talks with CBS Correspondent in Rome, Sabina Castelfranco. He also talks with Col. Jeff McCausland about drones and defense budget cuts; and with Al Goldman about the state of the stock market.
“In this Year of Faith, we pray for the Holy Father and offer him our fraternal support. We have been blessed by his leadership..”
While there has not been an American pope in the papacy’s history, the popularity and personality of St. Louisan Dolan has led many to consider the possibility.
The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals Monday morning.
David Clohessy says Father Robert Oliver was an adviser to Cardinal Bernard Law on the Boston sex abuse cases.
Now the church begins the arduous, lengthy discernment of whether God may have, in fact, worked a miracle, through the intercession of Fulton Sheen.
Benedict XVI’s new ride could be a hybrid of a gas-powered engine and a lithium-ion battery.