Über den Autor
Francis A. Burkle-Young has been a consultant for Time and Newsweek on the workings of the Vatican. He is the author of The Life and Times of Cardinal Innocenzo Ciocchi del Monte. He lives in Kensington, Maryland.
Burkle-Young describes the principle candidates in the early negotiations for the conclave that will elect the next Pope and chronicles John Paul II's most likely successors.