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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope

The pope also known as the pontiff is the Bishop of Rome, and therefore ex officio the leader of ..... In 1049, Leo IX became pope, at last a pope with the character to face the papacy's problems. He traveled to the major cities .... First he asks, "Do you freely accept your election as Supreme Pontiff?" If he replies with the word ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papal_conclave

A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a Bishop of Rome, .... The last person elected as pope who was not already an ordained priest or deacon was the cardinal-deacon ..... this before he receives a sufficient number of votes to become pope, as Giovanni Colombo did in October 1978.

www.wikihow.com/Become-Pope

Technically, the only requirements to become pope are that you be a male and a ... If your church does not offer a leadership program, find out of there is a ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Does+a+Person+Become+Pope&v=kF8I_r9XT7A
Feb 19, 2013 ... A Person9 months ago .... you have to get 66.6% of the vote to become Pope. wait... ... Does anybody think if we had these kind of strict requirements on whomever becomes the leader of a country (PHD in economics, ...

www.dummies.com/religion/christianity/catholicism/the-catholic-pope-his-job-and-how-hes-elected

Who Is St. Patrick and Why Do We Celebrate St.… ... Cardinals are bishops handpicked by the pope to become cardinals, when their primary ... When someone receives two-thirds of the votes and he accepts the papacy, the ballots are burned ...

www.cgpgrey.com/blog/how-to-become-pope

Feb 20, 2013 ... Let's say you want to become pope, head of the Catholic Church and ... Selecting the pope is an inside job and the men who do it are the cardinals, and ... to the obvious requirement of being a pious person, you should also:.

www.usccb.org/about/leadership/holy-see/francis/how-is-a-new-pope-chosen.cfm

When a pope dies or resigns, the governance of the Catholic Church passes to the College of Cardinals. Cardinals are bishops and Vatican officials from all ...

www.history.com/news/8-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-papal-conclave

Mar 11, 2013 ... The papal conclave has never chosen a pope from outside Europe. ... Townspeople became so frustrated by the delay that they apparently tore ... New York Archbishop John McCloskey, the first U.S. cardinal, did not make it to ...

www.rd.com/culture/13-surprising-things-you-didnt-know-about-being-pope

He was nearly 80 when he became pontiff in 1679, and he served for six years. ... As pope, the pontiff does not own anything, though he has custodianship of the ...