Pope Benedict's resignation because of age-related health issues has implications for how old the next pope will be.
It gives the cardinals a push to elect a younger man who will have more energy to bring to the office of pope.
But how young are they likely to go?
It's possible, with a knowledge of the current college of cardinals--and a knowledge of history--to make an educated guess.
And that tells us something about who is likely to be elected.
An Initial Impression
My initial impression was that the cardinals will likely want to elect someone who was older than John Paul II but younger than Benedict XVI.
John Paul II was made pope at age 58, which led to he unusually...READ MORE