'New pope in March'
Scola tipped ahead of Turkson, Rodriguez Maradiaga11 February, 13:26
"There will be a new pope in March" Father Lombardi said.
Global Vatican watchers have tipped Milan Cardinal Angelo Scola as favourite to succeed Benedict.
Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana and Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Honduras are also in the frame, the world media said.