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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...

How Is a New Pope Chosen?


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  ...

Choosing a Pope - BBC News


The end of John Paul II's papacy has set in motion the centuries-old process of electing a new pope. The death of a pope is the signal for cardinals from around  ...

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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 ...

Papal Conclave: How Popes Are Chosen - American Catholic


When the pope dies, the cardinals are summoned to Rome by the dean of the college of cardinals for the conclave that will elect the new pope. The word ...

Selecting a pope - CNN.com


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 ...

Conclave: How cardinals elect a Pope - BBC News - BBC.com


Feb 21, 2013 ... Pope Benedict's resignation has set in motion the centuries-old process of electing a new pope - known as the Conclave.

8 Things You May Not Know About the Papal Conclave - History in ...


Mar 11, 2013 ... The papal conclave has never chosen a pope from outside Europe. ... The cardinals acquiesced, choosing Archbishop Bartolomeo Prignano, ...

Watch Electing a New Pope Clip | HISTORY


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6 Strange Facts About Choosing a New Pope - Live Science


Mar 13, 2013 ... From a sweep for bugs to the papal fashion statement, here are 6 things you may not know about finding a new pope.

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How is the Pope elected? | Catholic-Pages.com


Articles about the papacy and the current Pope, Pope John Paul II, including summaries of his encyclicals, and an article on how Popes are ... Electing a Pope  ...

The Vacancy of the Holy See (Papal Interregnum) - Popes - Catholic ...


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 the ...

Smoke signals: How is a new pope elected? - CNN.com


Mar 1, 2013 ... There were traditionally three methods of choosing a new pope, but the church abolished two, leaving cardinals to pick a peer via paper ballot ...