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Brazil papal contender: Place of birth irrelevant

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SAO PAULO (AP) — The archbishop of one of the world's largest Roman Catholic archdiocese and a man thought to be a leading Latin American contender to succeed Pope Benedict XVI said Wednesday that neither geographic origin nor age should matter much in determining the next pontiff. Brazilian Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, 63, shrugged off questions about whether this might be the moment for...