Bono for Pope..?

BETTING has already opened on the successor to Pope Benedict at Irish bookie Paddy Power, the BBC reports. The Vatican will be delighted to know that Father Dougal Maguire (Craggy Island) and Bono (Ireland) are both hanging in there at 1000-1.

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