03/13/2013 04:41 pm ET

10 Better Choices For Pope (PHOTOS)

Sure, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio seems like a good guy and it's cool that he's the first Latin American pope. Still, we can't help but think that after only a couple of days, the conclave didn't really consider all the options.

Come on, a Cardinal... that's a little on the nose, don't you think?

Why not cast the net wider and come up a truly fresh pope-spective™?

To that end, here are 10 better choices for pope and why we would have preferred to see any one of these walk out on that balcony.

A swing and a miss, Vatican.

10 Better Popes


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