Most Africans Are Ready for an African Pope

There hasn't been one in a while


(CNN) — More than 80% of Africans believe their continent is ready for an African pope, but only 61% believe the world is, an exclusive survey for CNN has found.

The survey of 20,000 Africans from 11 nations, carried out on mobile phones by crowdsourcing company Jana, also found that 86% thought an African pope would increase support for Catholicism in Africa.