The ELS made John the Unready their pope by
deposing the VP and replacing him with John.
Kincaid Smith bragged about it to someone I know.
raklatt (http://raklatt.myopenid.com/) has left a new comment on your post "Cardinals pray before conclave to choose new pope ...":
Next on the DP list of things to do:
Amend the synodical constitutions so that the Councils of Pesidents get to appoint the next Synod Pope.
It would save a lot of time and all that work to get conventions to vote the way they are supposed to.