Pell? Ouellet? Don't make any large bets
Don't count on it. After a series of phone calls to informed sources, I'm willing to make 3 assertions.
- There has been a struggle over this appointment-- which is understandable, because the stakes are high.
- The struggle isn't over. It might continue through the summer. Maybe even until, oh, say, October 17.
- Cardinal Pell is not-- repeat not-- out of the running.
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