posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 08:12 PM
That'd be pretty interesting, are there any Chinese cardinals out of the country now?
I'd think that if the pope was a chinese citizen or something, that they wouldn't let him out, anymore than they'd let the dali lama out. He'd
have to go into 'exile' (if you can call it that) in Rome.
Recall the papal Babylonian Captivity, when the papacy was enthroned at Avignon? Perhaps this could lead to a 'Hong Kong' Captivity.
Then again its predicated on the conclave voting for him, and they can't vote on him if they don't know who he is, no? Do they all get told who he