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The chances of Latin American hope had never been higher we need a a Pope who is a pastor.
-- pulled from from the south.
And in a growing where were where there's a growing presence of Catholic is it certainly a possibility.
Of the world's one point one billion Catholics 41%.
The majority -- and Latin America.
I think that they mentioned Ali do -- These -- there will be indicted people use less imports of the.
Experts say the region is also losing followers to the Protestant evangelical movement is specially in Brazil.
Perhaps explaining why after week of congregation meetings.
Brazil's cardinal all do -- open the bush -- has emerged as the top looked you know contender.
He's young at 63 has held powerful positions in Rome and is the leading cardinal the most populous Catholic state in the world.
Honduras' cardinal Oscar -- -- Rodriguez -- -- got.
Is second the seven year old has been mentioned as a front runner for Pope since 2001.
He's known as real champion of social justice and a fighter against poverty.
Someone from the south would bring in a tremendous sensitivity two -- of poverty and third it's Argentina's cardinal.
-- and -- -- -- is best known as the voice of the Pope after announcing Pope John Paul the second's death.
He's also known for his diplomatic experience and administrative skills.
We also -- up -- diplomat who can.
You know embrace the great diversity of opinions and keep.
Those longer shots include Brazil's rising star cardinals while -- -- -- a 65 he's had a religious orders.
And Argentina's Jorge morial -- -- -- -- was -- speculates that finished second in voting in 2005.
According to a recent survey 60% of US Catholics believe.
The Pope should come from the developing world and according to experts at the nineteen Latin American cardinals can unite behind one candidate.
Today could make the difference in Rome Italy Brian -- -- Fox News Latina.
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