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Papal conclave

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

6 Strange Facts About Choosing a New Pope - Live Science

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Mar 13, 2013 ... Like the Catholic Church itself, the process of choosing a new pope is a blend of modernity and medieval ritual. From bug searches to red ...

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

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

Electing a Pope: how does the Conclave actually work? | Europe ...

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Mar 12, 2013 ... The method the Catholic Church uses to select their leader has remained virtually unchanged for the last 800 years. But how does the Papal ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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  ...

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

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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 ...