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Reuters Asks: How to pick a pope

Friday, March 08, 2013 - 02:14

Mar. 8 - What should be the next pope's main focus and what are the challenges facing the Catholic Church under the new pontiff?

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I'm then would -- come a former member of parliament and the Catholic. I think the biggest challenges and faced the -- what is actually going on and at least which -- -- appears to be focusing on. Well off to the out of spring. Christians are pouring out of the Middle East because of the new oppressive regimes. And is beginning to look. Say if we shall reach the point let everybody few Christians and the battery place like christianity began. My name is father Stephen -- I'm -- Catholic priest in the diocese of Westminster. Especially in our media age one of the rules of the -- -- to be witness for the he's really rooted in his faith in Jesus Christ. Secondly that you have a global hot. Because he's go to is not just to take one point or another but to hold all the different aspects of Catholic like to get -- in the central room. The thirteenth that he'd be a strong and experienced leader and could communicate that. So someone with that background and who can use the media and all the different means of communication to -- Catholic vision. -- -- Ayman Catholic animals that would on this have been writing about religion. For about forty years the focus has to move away from such things as sexuality but people are no longer listening to the Catholic -- because -- discredited itself. That lost all credibility because of the child abuse scandal and there's other things but if it moves through with purported message which is a message about reform society. About the importance of restoring morality to the economy. To try to professions. Then people all ready to hit and they need this message. Five favorites -- of the conservative member of parliament. -- solace that they're Catholic and I believe -- -- -- of about Christian miles I'm eligible to become Pope myself. But I think this is somewhat unlikely choice for the had to -- today. Really I have faith that the cold the college of cardinals. Will do the holy ghost spit it. But they don't be exactly what I would Waltz but as a Catholic is his -- -- -- it as a matter of faith except. Wolf the holy ghost. Chooses now if that is a good conservative think who sticks to be the start to issue which. I had to guess and I shall be an agreement.

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Reuters Asks: How to pick a pope

Friday, March 08, 2013 - 02:14