O’Malley Downplays Talk He’s A Papal Front-Runner

R.D. Sahl, College of Communication

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is downplaying new reports that he’s one of the front-runners to become the next pope…

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“Pews were packed with the faithful, and every other nook and cranny in the church was taken up by reporters and photographers, reflecting the strong interest — at least in the Italian press — about Cardinal O’Malley and his chances of becoming the first American pope.”

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