The nice thing about rumors on episcopal appointments is that they're almost never true.
Especially comforting with regards to the latest one.
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Were this rumor true, it would be a good indicator that Benedict XVI's reign will be an unhappy one and he can't gain control of the curia that has been more-or-less doing its own bidding since before the beginning of his predecessor's reign.