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FILE - This March 6, 2013 file photo shows Cardinal Philippe Barbarin being surrounded by reporters after a cardinals' meeting, at the Vatican. These are crazy days in Rome - where limbo reigns in parliament and papacy. Italy is usually a pretty anarchic place, with people bucking rules on everything from crossing the street to paying taxes. But the anarchy’s going a bit far: Who's running the country? Who's running the church? Nobody really knows. We Romans are living truly surreal times when a bearded comedian whose surname means "cricket" is now one of the nation's most powerful leaders, and aging cardinals from around the world are mobbed by paparazzi as if they were Hollywood starlets.   (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, file)

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