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Category: General News
Catholic Conclave To Begin
VATICAN CITY (AP) — One of the debates among the College of Cardinals at the Vatican is whether the Catholic Church needs a task-master or a people pope. Some say the Vatican needs to be cleaned up by someone tough-minded while others want a pontiff who can inspire the faithful. Several cardinals signed up to speak at the closed-door morning session today. Deliberations begin tomorrow.