In San Francisco, Proposition 8 backer to head Catholic Church
What You May Have Missed
In Featured Faiths
By Maria L. La Ganga
Los Angeles Times (MCT)
Published: Monday, Sept. 24 2012 5:03 p.m. MDT
The announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that a key player in the passage of Proposition 8 — a man who has decried the "contraceptive mentality" of modern life — will become the leader of the Catholic Churchhas been dubbed the "Bombshell by the Bay."