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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papal_conclave

A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a new Bishop of Rome, also known as the Pope. The pope is considered by Roman ...

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When a pope dies or resigns, the governance of the Catholic Church passes to the College of Cardinals. ... Their primary responsibility is to elect a new pope.

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

www.catholic-pages.com/pope/election.asp

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  ...

www.cnn.com/2013/02/27/world/europe/pope-selection-process/index.html

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.

www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/electing-a-pope

Feb 28, 2013 ... Cardinals from all over the world are converging on Rome to elect a new leader of the Roman Catholic Church's 1.1 billion followers.

www.catholic.org/pope/new_pope.php

The period between the death or resignation of a Pope and the election of his ... carrying out the will, and for giving an account of his service to the new Pope.

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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 ...

www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2013/02/12/how-is-a-new-pope-elected

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 ...