The Holy Spirit will guide the conclave. Period. No doubt at all.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t take a peek at the signs of the times. I believe some of the signs point toward Cardinal Dolan.
John White wrote about this earlier tonight, but there’s more to the chatter than he touched on.
The notion of a pope from the United States would have been laughable when Benedict was elec... More
A quick note on Benedict’s departure: His departure is sad, but I am over the sadness and happy for him. If Peter Seewald’s report is true…
‘[Pope Benedict XVI's] hearing had gone down, he was blind in the left eye, his body had grown thinner,’ Seewald wrote in German magazine Focus and Italian Corriere della Sera.”
…then I do not begrudge him retirement... More