The Perfect Pope: Top 5 Requirements

In January 2012, Benedict XVI's personal butler, Paolo Gabriele, leaked documents revealing widespread disarray and corruption within the curia, the inner bureaucracy of the church. After investigating the affair, a commission of cardinals released a 2,000-word report to the pope emeritus with allegedly explosive revelations, said Michele Dillon, a sociology professor at the University of New Hampshire, who studies Catholic culture.


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