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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 ... The conclave has been the procedure for choosing the pope for almost a .... Originally, lay status did...

Picking a Pope: Do Looks Matter? | Papal Selection Process

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Mar 12, 2013 ... Study wonders whether a candidate's looks — his face — might affect whether he is selected to be the next pope.

Five myths about picking a pope - The Washington Post

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Feb 22, 2013 ... Behind closed doors, cut off from the outside world, they will choose a leader who will ... he steps down to avoid the appearance of trying to influence the election. ... It doesn't matter who is elected pope; nobody listens to him.

Electing a pope: Inside conclave's rituals, secrets - CBS News

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Feb 16, 2013 ... Electing a pope: Inside conclave's rituals, secrets ... The book will serve as a guide when 117 cardinals gather in the Sistine ... "It's not the Renaissance where he'd be poisoned, but it's a matter of human respect," Wister said. ... "This appearance by the pope on the balcony, the appla...

For Cardinals, Advantages in Choosing an Older Pope - The New ...

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Mar 13, 2013 ... As a matter of actuarial science, Francis is not likely to have an especially long tenure. ... a small sample size and does not account for modern improvements in health ... wisdom held might tilt the cardinals toward electing a younger pope — in fact ... Senate Control in 2014 Increasingly Looks Like a Tossup.

A little bit country: Pope looks at the nitty-gritty of family life | CNS top ...

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Apr 8, 2016 ... A little bit country: Pope looks at the nitty-gritty of family life ... “God allows parents to choose the name by which he himself will call their child for ...

Top 10 Steps in Electing a Pope - Listverse

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Dec 2, 2011 ... When the Pope does die there are several rituals which are performed. ... of the next Pope directly, but surely matters which touch on it are talked about. .... Sorry, the catholic church is all about outward appearance, the robes ...

Pope Francis and the Matter of Female Deacons [Updated ...

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May 12, 2016 ... Does Pope Francis have any idea of the needless can of worms he opened up with ... of the things that priests and deacons do, but she looks after the doors and attends the ..... Why can't he pick up a book or two and study it?

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! .... Shown here, it perfectly illustrates that papal pretensions did not end with ... preferring to adopt a more pastoral appearance by wearing a bishop's miter instead. ... Even the matter of determining if the pontiff had passed to his heavenly ...

To those mad at Francis, Wuerl says, 'You can't pick and choose ...

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Apr 5, 2016 ... As a result, he knows full well that no matter what Pope Francis says in .... So, do you believe the Church is becoming more merciful because of ...