Quote Originally Posted by lizbud View Post
I really find it surprising how much time & attention Media is giving to the election of a new Pope by the Catholic church. Are non Catholics really
that interested in Catholic Politics? and it is Political.
It is what's called a slow news cycle ... also, there all reportedly over a billion Catholics, so the media figures they have a big audience out there! Also, because the voting is done in secret, it leaves lots of room for rampant speculation!