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New papal interview: Ratzinger was obvious choice in 2005

November 06, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: In a new in-depth interview, published in Argentina, Pope Francis says that he saw Cardinal Ratzinger as “the only man with the stature, the wisdom, and the necessary experience” to be chosen as Pope in 2005. According to multiple accounts, then-Cardinal Bergoglio received the 2nd-largest number of votes in that conclave.

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