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Rodman at Vatican, Hawking Gambling Site

He predicts next pope will be black

(Newser) - Globe-trotting ambassador Dennis Rodman has arrived in Vatican City as promised, though his main goal isn't very saint-like. He's pushing Irish gambling site Paddy Power, reports CBS News . As part of the gambit, Rodman says he intends to meet the next pope and predicts it will be a... More »

Who Will Be the Next Pope?

Cardinal Marc Ouellet a favorite

(Newser) - With Pope Benedict unexpectedly stepping down in a couple of weeks, who will take up the papacy next? USA Today , Reuters , and Bloomberg list some of the frontrunners. Could the church decide it's time to elect its first non-European leader? Quite a few of the choices fit that bill:... More »

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