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Showing posts with label First Black Pope Cardinal Peter Turkson Ghana Pontiff Pope Benedict xvI. Show all posts
Showing posts with label First Black Pope Cardinal Peter Turkson Ghana Pontiff Pope Benedict xvI. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Have The Election of President Obama Paved Way For The First Black Pontiff?!?!

Leonardo Boff said the chances of an African such as Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana becoming the next pontiff are slim after Pope Benedict XVI named most of the 117 cardinals who will choose his successor in a conclave next month. Photographer: Gregorio Borgia/AP Photo 
Some in the "Catholic Community" are claiming that the election of the first black president (Obama)  has made it possible for the first black pope to be elected. Do you agree?