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  • Latin America is home to 40 percent of the world’s 1 billion Catholics, but there has never been a non-European pope.

     

With the surprise announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of this month, many in the so-called “global south” are hopeful that a new pope might finally hail from AsiaAfrica, orLatin America.

Latin America is home to 40 percent of the world’s 1 billion Catholics: Brazil is the largest Catholic country in the world, andMexico is the second largest.

There has never been a non-European pope, and naming a leader from Latin America, Africa, or Asia would be considered a radical new direction for the Eurocentric Vatican. But it would also…

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