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  • And you play devil’s advocate, I imagine.
  • When His Holiness was elected . I was the Devil’s Advocate.

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  • The infamous "Devil’s Advocate" was the authority when it came to scandalous information inside the Vatican.
  • The Devil’s Advocate was appointed in advance by the reigning Pope in preparation for his own death.
  • The Devil’s Advocate was never supposed to reveal his identity.
  • Skeletons in a Pope’s closet were dangerous, and prior to elections, secret inquiries into a candidate’s background were carried out by a lone cardinal who served as the "Devil’s Advocate"-that individual responsible for unearthing reasons why the eligible cardinals should not become Pope.
  • I was the Devil’s Advocate," Mortati repeated.

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as in: to advocate Define
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
as in: an advocate Define
a person who publicly supports and works to advance a cause or more rarely: someone acting in the role of a defense lawyer in England's past and in some jurisdictions today
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