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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 ... St. Cyprian says that Pope Cornelius was chosen Bishop of Rome "by the decree of God and of His Church, by the ...

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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

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.cnn.com/interactive/2013/03/world/pope-conclave

For centuries, leaders of the Roman Catholic Church have been chosen at the Vatican in private gatherings known as conclaves. Much secrecy surrounds this ...

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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. ... and chemicals are added to make the smoke white — if a pope is selected — or black if ...

www.history.com/news/8-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-papal-conclave

Mar 11, 2013 ... As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside the ... until they have chosen a new leader of the Catholic Church.

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Feb 11, 2013 ... When it comes time to elect a new pope, the College of Cardinals gets together to convene what is referred to as a papal conclave, during ...