Since Pope John Paul II fell and injured his shoulder last month, the inevitable speculation has begun about possible successors to the 73-year-old Pontiff. If the election were held this week, 105 Cardinals under age 80 would be eligible to vote for and serve as the next Pope. Among the most mentioned:
-- CARLO MARIA MARTINI, 66, Italy
Pluses: As Archbishop of Milan, he heads Europe's largest diocese. An intellectual heavyweight.
Minuses: May be too liberal. Would be the first Jesuit Pope.
-- ANGELO SODANO, 66, Italy
Pluses: Vatican Secretary of State, nominally the No. 2 spot.
Minuses: Lacks Martini's high...