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WILL THE REAL PETRUS ROMANUS PLEASE STAND UP! Pope Francis Creates New Cardinals To Choose His Successor

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Pope Francis will on Saturday create 20 new cardinals picked from the four corners of the world, most of whom could one day end up choosing the pontiff’s successor. Francis has raised the possibility of retiring due to his declining health, a path taken by his predecessor Benedict XVI. If he were to do so, a conclave involving all cardinals aged under 80 would be called to pick a successor. In recent months, the pope has been forced to rely on a wheelchair due to knee pain, which he has said is inoperable. He also suffers from sciatica, a chronic nerve condition that causes pain in his hip… (READ MORE)

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