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 Timothy Dolan
Dolan arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. He has admitted his Italian isn't strong - perhaps a handicap for a job in which the lingua franca of day-to-day administration is Italian, and the pope's other role is bishop of Rome.