Cardinal Angelo Scola: Papal Contender

The Archbishop of Milan, 71, is a philosopher and theologian.
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Cardinal Angelo Scola. Is 71. The former patriarch of Venice now archbishop of -- -- church equivalent of being governor of new York and California. An Italian power it's one Catholic newspapers called him the crown prince of catholicism. Pope John Paul made him a cardinal in 2003. Supporters say he has Benedict theological rigor with John Paul's popular touch and intellectual and an extrovert -- Cardinals -- it is an intellectual very much. In line with Pope Benedict and John Paul to. He is also considered a good pastor was born in rural Italy the son of a truck driver who came of age during the tumultuous 1960s. And dug in his heels against social rebellion joining an Italian movement for old fashioned values no divorce no birth control no abortion. Scola has waited his turn he was -- papal contender last time around.

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