At least Cardinal Marc Ouellet's mother can take comfort in the fact that he didn't get the gig. "Well, I am keeping my son
As 1.2 billion Catholics around the world continue to wait for the first signs of a new Pope, roughly 500 people wait anxiously
For a while, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet was considered one of the front-runners to replace Pope Benedict XVI after the
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In an era of rapid technological, social, and economic transformation, there is a comforting tranquility in the rock of Catholicism and its institutions. It may be tough for non-Catholics or non-believers to grasp, but the Church isn't in business to adapt to the ever-changing dispositions of our society.
While Quebec native Marc Ouellet is considered a leading contender for pope, Stephen Colbert isn't having any of it. The
John Paul's determination to lead the Church right through his agony and to his death gave a powerful witness to the value of our lives and the missions we are given, but it can hardly be denied that in his final years the Church was somewhat rudderless. His decision strikes me as a deeply humble.
Could Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet become the next pope? Following the sudden resignation of Pope Benedict XVI the former