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Papal conclave

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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 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.

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.

The Science of Miracles: How the Vatican Decides - Live Science

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Jul 9, 2013 ... The Vatican uses a formal vetting process to determine whether miraculous ... The Vatican has declared that Pope John Paul II performed two ...

Selecting a pope - CNN.com

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Much secrecy surrounds this conclave and its historic vote, which usually happens in the days after a pope dies. But this year brings a rare twist: For the first time ...

Tapping the Pope With a Silver Hammer : snopes.com

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Apr 5, 2005 ... Does part of the process of determining that a Pope has died call for him to be tapped on the forehead with a silver hammer?

Papal Trivia - Fun Facts About the Popes - Treasures of Our Catholic ...

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Being pope used to require real balls – and the one chosen actually had to prove it! ... "Now, therefore, we declare, say, determine, and pronounce that for every ...

Holy Orders - The New Yorker

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Sep 14, 2015 ... A determined Pope Francis moves to reform a recalcitrant Curia. ... Perhaps because members of the Church rarely criticize the Pope publicly, ...

The Eponymous Flower: Why is this Pope Determined to Recognize ...

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Apr 6, 2016 ... (Rome) Is Pope Francis soon set to take an extraordinary step in favor of the SSPX? "It is a common opinion in the Vatican, and particularly ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...