BLACK VOICES
03/13/2013 03:12 pm ET Updated Mar 13, 2013

Black Pope: Is The World Ready?

We have a pope!

The white smoke emerged from the Sistene Chapel indicating that a leader has been chosen for the Catholic Church. And as the world waited with baited breath, we got to thinking... is the world ready for a black pope?

In the past, Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana had been considered as a possible contender for the position. But would the church--and the world--really be ready to make such a move?

We turned to our Twitter family to get their feedback. Below is just a sample of what they had to say. Share your own thoughts in the comments. Will the world ever be ready for a Black pope?

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