Bookies put their odds on Pope Francis to win the Nobel Peace Prize

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, according to some of the world’s leading bookmakers. The Argentinian pope is currently the 5-2 favorite to win the award, which will be announced by the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, on Friday (Oct. 10), according to British bookmaker William Hill. Irish bookmaker Paddy Power also considers him a leading contender.


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