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    Archbishop of Lyon: vote for new pope will be 'bizarre'

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    One of the 118 cardinals called upon to elect Benedict's successor says following in the footsteps of a man he calls a "giant" won't be easy.
    As part of the Conclave, the Archbishop of Lyon Philippe Barbarin is eligible to become pope himself. At 63, the staunch opponent of same-sex marriage is one of the youngest candidates.