'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Pope Benedict XVI broke centuries of precedent Monday by resigning the papacy because of issues of old age, surprising the globe's 1.1 billion Roman Catholics and prompting speculation that the next pope will be the first non-European to lead the church in modern times.
"The church is growing most in the south. So I think lots of people will be ready for a pope from Africa, Asia or South America," Mr. Dingstad said. "But who knows; it's the early days still."