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Secret from the conclave?

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | May 15, 2006

American football fans probably noticed this story already, but I confess that I've only just now noticed it.

Possible headlines:

Pope gives offense to Cardinals
Cardinals drafted Pope
Pope was 3rd choice
Pope surrounded by weapons, Cardinals say

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  • Posted by: Canismater - May. 16, 2006 11:29 AM ET USA

    When the Pope lines up in the shotgun position THEN someone should worry...

  • Posted by: - May. 15, 2006 11:47 PM ET USA

    So are the Dodgers the official team of the USCCB?

  • Posted by: Convert1994 - May. 15, 2006 12:51 PM ET USA

    I am so glad Pope did not come from Wake Forest, the Demon Deacons! Or, if he wanted to play baseball Pope might have attracted interest from the Padres.

  • Posted by: Pseudodionysius - May. 15, 2006 12:41 PM ET USA

    Pope can't help Cardinals defeat Saints.

  • Posted by: - May. 15, 2006 11:03 AM ET USA

    And what about: "Pope should win Cardinals' tight end competition"?!

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