Rule #1 when voting for the new Pope ... you shouldn't vote for yourself ... at least according to one Cardinal.
His Eminence Cardinal Donald Wuerl was leaving D.C. this week on a flight to Rome -- where the new Pope will soon be elected to replace ex-Pope Benedict XVI.
We asked Wuerl if he planned to vote for himself, and he looked at us funny and explained why he wouldn't do it.
Here's a dilemma -- what if he gets a sign from God that he's the one? Just asking.