Pope Set to Make Mark on U.S. Church
On the Eve of His 2-Year Anniversary As Pope, Benedict Set to Name Influential U.S. Bishops
Key appointments are expected in New York, Baltimore and Detroit, where cardinals have reached retirement age 75. And retirements or appointments are likely in at least seven other dioceses and archdioceses: Seattle; Minneapolis-St. Paul; Pittsburgh; New Orleans; Louisville, Ky.; Omaha, Neb.; and Mobile, Ala.
Then there is the potential ripple effect if some bishops move to larger cities, then they too must be replaced.
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From the current issue of The New Oxford Review: Getting the Pope to Resign?