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March Madness: Make your picks in the Vatican's Sweet Sistine brackets!

March Madness: Make your picks in the Vatican's Sweet Sistine brackets! | Regional Geography | Scoop.it
More than 100 Roman Catholic cardinals will gather in the Sistine Chapel in March. One will emerge as pope. Who will it be? The "Sweet Sistine" is our guess at the top candidates from each continent.

Via KochAPGeography, Matthew Wahl
Seth Dixon's insight:

I won't pretend to know much about Catholic sucession, but this is pretty awesome. 

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KochAPGeography's curator insight, February 27, 2013 11:50 AM

With more than 1billion followers, the geographic diversity of today's Catholic church is vast.  With the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, questions abound as to the identity of the next pope.  The Religion News Service takes this question to the next level.  Considering the popularity of betting services around the world, the bracket concept isn't that unlikely.

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