Who will be the next pope? Meet the top 10 contenders

Click through the gallery to see who are the likely candidates to replace Pope Benedict XVI
Click through the gallery to see who are the likely candidates to replace Pope Benedict XVI
1. Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana (right).

1. Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana (right).

2. Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Canada.

2. Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Canada.

3. Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria.

3. Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria.

4. Cardinal Leonardo Sandri of Argentina (left).

4. Cardinal Leonardo Sandri of Argentina (left).

5. Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Hondurai.

5. Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Hondurai.

6. Archbishop Angelo Scola of Italy (right).

6. Archbishop Angelo Scola of Italy (right).

7. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of Italy (right).

7. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of Italy (right).

8. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Italy (left).

8. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Italy (left).

Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Austria (left).

Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Austria (left).

10. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone of Italy.

10. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone of Italy.

With Pope Benedict XVI stepping down at the end of February, speculation about who will replace him has begun.