Burkle-Young describes the principle candidates in the early negotiations for the conclave that will elect the next Pope and chronicles John Paul II's most likely successors.
Francis A. Burkle-Young has been a consultant for Time and Newsweek on the workings of the Vatican. He is the author of The Life and Times of Cardinal Innocenzo Ciocchi del Monte. He lives in Kensington, Maryland.
A masterful revelation of the strategies and politics that infuse the election of popes in this century.... Dr. Burkle-Young is the chief American expert on the history of the College of Cardinals and its future.--George Allan Cate, University of Maryland
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