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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 procedures relating to the election of the pope have undergone almost two millennia of development...

How Is a New Pope Chosen?

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Their primary responsibility is to elect a new pope. ... For the conclave itself, the cardinal electors process to the Sistine Chapel and take an oath of absolute ...

Papal Conclave: How Popes Are Chosen - American Catholic

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Papal Conclave: How Popes Are Chosen. ... The conclave begins 15 to 20 days after the pope's death. ... Mass, the cardinal dean presides over the preliminary sessions, where procedures ... After his election Pope John Paul II changed this.

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.

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Feb 11, 2013 ... When it comes time to elect a new pope, the College of Cardinals gets ... during the conclave and the ins and outs of the voting process.

Selecting a pope - CNN.com

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But this year brings a rare twist: For the first time in 600 years, a pope has resigned. ... Chapel -- with its iconic Michelangelo frescoes -- to start the voting process. ... the words "Eligo in Summun Pontificem" (Latin for "I elect as supreme pontiff").

National Catholic Reporter: Death of a Pope -- Electing a New Pope

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A step by step guide of the process to elect a pope ... beginning of the conclave, which is the gathering of cardinals behind closed doors to elect his successor.

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Feb 16, 2013 ... This brief and entertaining video explains the process of selecting a new Pope. As the world has seen the first Pope resign in al...

Electing a pope: A look at the process facing Cardinals - CBS News

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Feb 11, 2013 ... Pope Benedict XVI's resignation sets in motion a complex sequence of events to elect the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

Electing the Next Pope - How the Papacy Works | HowStuffWorks

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Electing the Next Pope - The election of a new pope is a process governed by complex procedures. Find out more about how a new pope is chosen.

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

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The period between the death or resignation of a Pope and the election of his ... Regardless of the circumstances, when a Pope dies certain procedures ...

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

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if no cardinal has been elected by two-thirds majority after a certain number of ballots, the cardinals may agree by absolute majority (half + 1) to elect the Pope ...

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

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Mar 1, 2013 ... With Pope Benedict XVI leaving the papal office rapidly, the Catholic Church will have to hurry to elect his replacement before Easter. ... Here's a look at the process of electing a new pope: A look at possible papal contenders.