A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a
new Bishop of ... The conclave has been the procedure for choosing the pope for
almost a thousand years, and is the olde...
process of electing a new pope. In the past, 15 to 20 days after a papal vacancy,
the cardinals gathered in St. Peter's Basilica for a Mass invoking the guidance of
Electing a Pope. by Paul McLachlan. New rules. Popes are elected by the
College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the Apostolic See falls vacant.
Mar 11, 2013 ... The papal conclave has never chosen a pope from outside Europe. ... The
cardinals acquiesced, choosing Archbishop Bartolomeo Prignano, ...
Feb 21, 2013 ... Pope Benedict's resignation has set in motion the centuries-old process of
electing a new pope - known as the Conclave.
Much secrecy surrounds this conclave and its historic vote, which usually
happens in the days after a pope dies. But this year brings a rare twist: For the
first time ...
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Feb 11, 2013 ... When it comes time to elect a new pope, the College of Cardinals gets together to
convene what is referred to as a papal conclave, during ...
For 900 years, electing a pope has been the prerogative of the College of
Cardinals meeting in conclave. The cardinals meet in Rome 15 to 20 days after
James Campbell shares 10 things to know about electing the pope. Learn who
can be elected pope, how popes choose their names, and more.
Feb 28, 2013 ... The College of Cardinals is expected to meet Monday to decide when the
conclave will begin to choose a replacement for Pope Benedict XVI.