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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 Catholics to be the apostolic successor of ... Since the Apostolic Age, the Bishop of Rome, like other bishops, was chosen by the consensus of the clergy and laity of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papal_selection_before_1059

There was no fixed process for papal selection before 1059. Popes, the bishops of Rome and the leaders of the Catholic Church, were often appointed by their ...

www.usccb.org/about/leadership/holy-see/francis/how-is-a-new-pope-chosen.cfm

English How a new pope is chosen bulletin insert thumbnail ... the new pope processes out and imparts his blessing on the city of Rome and the entire world.

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Feb 21, 2013 ... Canon Law states: "If it happens that the Roman Pontiff resigns his office, it is ... Popes are chosen by the College of Cardinals, the Church's most senior ... Cardinal Keith O'Brien - Britain's most senior Catholic cleric - has also ...

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

Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the ... the Cardinal Vicar for the Diocese of Rome (currently Camillo Cardinal Ruini).

www.catholic.org/pope/new_pope.php

The cardinals meet in Rome 15 to 20 days after the death of a pope and pick a .... The also swear that if elected they will faithfully carry out the Petrine Office, and ...

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

Mar 1, 2013 ... With Pope Benedict XVI leaving the papal office after resigning two weeks ago, the Roman Catholic Church will have to rush to pick his ...

www.religionfacts.com/papal-elections

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 ...

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Feb 11, 2013 ... When it comes time to elect a new pope, the College of Cardinals gets ... 3Slim3Shady3 The Catholic Church is a Home I must Protect as The Head of ... interesting, but it doesn't say what happens if the new elected pope says no. ?  ..... The Scary TRUTH About The Catholic Church (Roman Catholic Jesuit ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2013/mar/13/pope-francis-mario-bergoglio-election

Mar 13, 2013 ... The cardinals of the Roman Catholic church on Wednesday chose as their new pope a man from almost "the end of the world" – the first ...