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Are you interested in finding out who the next pope will be?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on March 6, 2005

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Photo of James Nduati

“Oh yes. I’m Catholic, and I’m very interested in who it is. That is very important to people all around the world and very important for peace and harmony in the world.”

Photo of Brian Belsky

“No. I don’t really care. I just haven’t paid much attention to the situation.”

Photo of Sarah Ward

“Yes, I think it’s important to see who will be the next leader of the Catholic Church. He’s an important world leader, and his influence affects everyone.”

Photo of Dominique Honea

“No. I’m not Catholic. In fact I’m not religious at all, so I don’t see why I would be interested.”

Comments

Dane 9 years, 9 months ago

sure, it may not be important now, but 20 years from now, it will be on a Trivial Pursuit question, and you'll be kicking yourself for not paying attention.

simple_simon 9 years, 9 months ago

Gee, you don't suppose that after two thousand years of nothing but white popes that the Catholic Church might actually pick a "man of color" as its next pope, do you??

I know! I know! Ask a silly question, right?

Sorry, but I just had to ask that question anyway!

lunacydetector 9 years, 9 months ago

i wouldn't be surprised if a new pope comes from the continent of Africa. the largest contingency of the 1.2 Billion Catholics live in Africa.

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