Rebel Theologian Says Obama May Pave Way for First Black Pontiff

Rebel Theologian Says Obama May Pave Way for First Black Pontiff

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Leonardo Boff said the chances of an African such as Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana becoming the next pontiff are slim after Pope Benedict XVI named most of the 117 cardinals who will choose his successor in a conclave next month.