When is the College of Cardinals going to pick a younger man to lead our Catholic Church?

A man between 50 and 65 would be more fitting, as our faith needs more youth to travel the world and deal with the problems that plague our religion. Needless to say, I am disappointed in their choice.

I hope Pope Francis is the best man to fill the red shoes, but he is an old man. The pope’s schedule and such crucial concerns are extremely demanding.

Just look at how any president in America ages in four or eight years. I, for one, will have to consider where my faith takes me with this new pope. Perhaps time will tell, but none of us knows how much of this gift we have.

Paul Manson

Winslow

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