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Well tomorrow at the Vatican Roman Catholic cardinals will take the first step -- electing a new Pope so what traits to Catholics most want to in the next pontiff joining us now from wrong.
Is Fox -- religion contributor Father Jonathan Morris Morris father.
Good morning you guys are not jealous -- here I know -- I have my goodness you must you know your great meals and seeing beautiful things.
And it must be fun to be sort of to have your ear -- the ground for this process and what traits.
Do you think Catholics most wanted the next.
But that -- just continued by the numbers first.
Because I know Clayton that's his favorite thing it's two half days since the vacancy.
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But -- -- and very important question.
That's -- much what do I think Catholics down once and it in the next Pope.
But what what the cardinals were going to be voting and what that that the economy -- the specialized Vatican journalists are talking about now.
In terms of what's on the minds of the cardinals let me give you three things.
That I'm hearing from talking to cardinals and -- back to tiny state.
Number one they want somebody who's in love with god.
They want somebody who is passionate in an unabashedly.
Courageous about proclaiming the good news of the gospel that's number one.
And number two is they've won eight and man of governance somebody who's able to clean up into reform the bureaucracy that many believed.
That -- the curious if you're in the Vatican has has been under -- it not for good situation.
Maybe some of the reasons why Pope Benedict felt the pressure of his.
Of his post and that's the second thing the third thing of course is somebody.
Who is also able to reach out in to face the problems in a secular world.
And those are three things and I'm sharing Alison I'm glad you brought up -- question father you carry anything about the possibility I'm sorry to via.
Partisan here but -- an American -- You know that's not part of senate you know 2005.
In the last conclave it was on her death.
You know that'd be Americans Richard -- vote but it wasn't even a possibility.
And both in the Italian press and beyond there's a recognition that the cardinals have to think out of the box.
And actually find somebody whether he's black white Latin.
Who's able to do those three things that I just mentioned -- you number one.
Beat -- passionate.
Projector of the masses of the gospel number to somebody who knows how to govern -- number three somebody knows how to reach out to a very secular rights world.
The possibility of American Pope is very real big enough trust -- but very real talker and -- and you hit it right on the head.
-- father Jonathan from Rome and I hope that you keep a detailed account of everything you week.
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