As the Christian communities became established they started to elect bishops,
.... The last person elected as pope who was not already an ordained priest or
deacon ..... If the number of ballots do...
Become pope by starting as a priest and working your way up through the ... your
name and the Pope does not veto your selection, you become a bishop.
Cardinals are bishops handpicked by the pope to become cardinals, when their
primary ... No person or body can remove a pope from office even if he becomes
Divine inspiration has a part in it I'm sure, but how does The Man Upstairs
communicate to ... To become an archbishop (oversees an archdiocese, a large
Feb 19, 2013 ... "I wish to become Pope" "What is the airspeed velocity of an ... Please do one on
how to become an Orthodox Patriarch! .... +Kate Does .
Feb 20, 2013 ... Let's say you want to become pope, head of the Catholic Church and shepherd ...
you get to run a Catholic Church, or work with another priest who does. ... to the
obvious requirement of being a pious person, you should also:.
Mar 18, 2015 ... The current pope does not designate a successor nor is the pope elected ... of
age, of sound mind, and present in person at the elections to be eligible to vote.
.... and it has become a common saying: "Go into conclave a pope; ...
In 1981, he settled in Rome when he became Prefect of the Congregation for the
... He is the oldest person to have been elected Pope since Pope Clement XII ......
but it does not require the reporting of "allegations" or crimes where reporting is ...
... requirements before a person can actually assume the papacy once elected).
... Indeed, no one can become pope officially until they are also officially made ...
speakers may not narrow the field of likely popes very far, but it does narrow it.
Feb 13, 2013 ... This is how I read UDG; it seems the pope does not wish to derogate from it. Also,
Fr. Lombardi notes that the “period” sede vacante begins ...