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Papal conclave - Wikipedia


A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a new Bishop of ... St. Cyprian says that Pope Cornelius was chosen Bishop of Rome "by the decree of God and of His C...

How Is a New Pope Chosen?


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 ...

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


Feb 21, 2013 ... Popes are chosen by the College of Cardinals, the Church's most senior .... The traditional white smoke means a new pope has been chosen.

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Feb 16, 2013 ... How is the new Pope chosen? This brief and entertaining video explains the process of selecting a new Pope. As the world has seen the first ...

How Is A New Pope Elected? - Forbes


Feb 12, 2013 ... Between 15 to 20 days after the death of the previous Pope or, as in the case recently announced, after the resignation of a Pope, the Papal ...

How Is a New Pope Chosen? - Inside The Vatican


Mar 1, 2013 ... Ambrogio Piazzoni, vice prefect of the Vatican Library and author of the book Storia delle Elezioni Pontificie (“History of Papal Elections”), ...

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


The period between the death or resignation of a Pope and the election of his ... faithfully carrying out the will, and for giving an account of his service to the new Pope. .... The Scrutineers are three Cardinal Electors chosen by lot to gather and  ...

How a New Pope Is Elected


The word conclave comes from the Latin cum clave (with key). The Cardinals will be locked "with a key" in the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope.

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


Mar 11, 2013 ... As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside ... The papal conclave has never chosen a pope from outside Europe.

How is the Pope Chosen? - Today I Found Out


Jun 3, 2014 ... Then, all the cardinals are locked away where they will go through potentially several rounds of voting until a new pope is elected.

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


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.

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


New rules. Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the Apostolic See falls vacant. Pope Paul VI significantly changed the rules  ...

Papal conclave: Vatican reveals the secret behind the chimney ...


Mar 13, 2013 ... When a new pope is elected, the white smoke will contain potassium ... The 2005 conclave trialled a new system of smoke production, following ...