Cardinal Sean O’Malley
Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley is now at the Vatican to prepare for the election of the next pope.
O’Malley, 68, is best known as a reformer in the American Catholic Church when it comes to repairing the damage from the clergy sex abuse scandals.
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For the first time since his name surfaced as a possible successor to Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Sean O’Malley spoke about the role of the Holy Father and the process to replace the Pope.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley’s name has surfaced at the Vatican as a possible successor to Pope Benedict XVI, who is retiring at the end of this month.