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A few modest proposals for the next pope

Throughout my career, I’ve wisely refrained from giving advice to popes or the Vatican. I make an exception today, because in the wake of ex-Pope Benedict’s resignation I’m hoping the cardinals give some creative thought to how a pope governs in the modern age.

It’s on the op-ed page of USA Today. I tried to keep it short: Seven Steps for a New Pope.

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