Cardinal Donald Wuerl: American Pope Would be Unwise

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, today argued against electing a pope from the United States because the pontiff would be conflicted about delivering the "spiritual challenge" that a superpower needs from time to time. Speaking with "Good Morning America" co-host George Stephanopoulos in Vatican City today, Wuerl also commended the pope's final public address and his historic decision to step down, while discussing the unlikely appointment of a U.S. pope at the upcoming...Full Story
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