Should cardinal tainted by abuse scandal vote for pope?

Feb 19, 2013 Full story: KSDK-TV Saint Louis

VATICAN CITY The controversy over Cardinal Roger Mahony's vote in the conclave that will elect a new pope has now reached the Vatican, with at least one cardinal musing aloud that the former archbishop of Los Angeles should consider staying home.

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#1 Feb 20, 2013
Interesting. Canon law or conscience? Decisions, decisions. Based upon the article, he should recuse himself.
Perhaps his archbishop in Los Angeles can refuse to pay his way?

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#2 Feb 21, 2013
If that standard were applied, there would be no cardinals to cast votes.

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