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Papal conclave - Wikipedia

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A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a new Bishop of .... that preference was to be given to the clergy of Rome, but leaving the cardinal bishops free to selec...

How Is a New Pope Chosen?

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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 ...

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

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Articles about the papacy and the current Pope, Pope John Paul II, including ... been chosen as the new pope and the name he has decided to take as Pope.

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

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The cardinals meet in Rome 15 to 20 days after the death of a pope and pick a ... Having made this determination, the Chancellor of the Apostolic Camera draws ...

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

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Mar 11, 2013 ... The papal conclave has never chosen a pope from outside Europe. Since the ... Determined not to suffer the same fate twice, O'Connell made ...

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 ... Once the ballots are collected, the scrutineers count the ballots to determine if ...

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.

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

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Mar 1, 2013 ... John Paul had decided to save the cardinals from themselves, if they reach this point. He reduced the necessary result to elect a new pope to ...

How the Pope is Elected - ReligionFacts

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Mar 18, 2015 ... In Roman Catholicism, the Pope - also known as: the Supreme Pontiff, the Bishop of Rome, the Vicar of Jesus Christ, and the Servant of the ...

White Smoke, Pope; Black Smoke, Nope: How Conclave Smoke ...

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Mar 13, 2013 ... The world waited with bated breath for the election of a new pope, with all eyes fixed on the tiny chimney perched on the roof of the Sistine ...