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So who's not on the list?

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 22, 2006

The speculation is over, so after the obligatory 15 minutes of attention to the Pope's announcement, let's move right along to the Monday-morning quarterbacking.

Take a look at all those speculative stories, and make a list of the prelates who were listed as likely candidates for red hats. Now compare that list with the list announced today by Pope Benedict.

What name appears most frequently on list #1, but not on list #2?

Our answer would be Dublin's Archbishop Diarmuid Martin-- who, now that you mention it, has been acting rather tense recently.

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