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WJLA, March 11, 2013

Conclave 2013: Possible pope profiles

Speculation has gone into overdrive about who's ahead in the papal campaign. There's no clear front-runner, but a handful of names are circulating as top candidates to lead the 1.2 billion-strong church at a critical time in its history.

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri

Sandri arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013. Cardinals from around the world have gathered inside the Vatican for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope.

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