John L. Allen Jr. has a great article on why JPII should keeping holding the reigns of the Roman Catholic Church:
...many observers believe that John Paul II is providing precious testimony about the inherent value of human life, from beginning to end. In a culture that worships youth, beauty and efficiency, his reminder that elderly and infirm people can provide important contributions is perhaps a valuable one.
Enough said. Allen could have left it at that.
Read the rest here.