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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 Rome, also known as the Pope. The pope is considered by Roman Catholics to be the apostolic successor of ....

How to Become Pope — CGP Grey

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Feb 20, 2013 ... Script: Let's say you want to become pope, head of the Catholic Church and shepherd to over 1 billion faithful. What requirements must you ...

How to Become Pope: 14 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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How to Become Pope. The pope is the head of the Catholic church. Technically, the only requirements to become pope are that you be a male and a practicing ...

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. ... There are only two requirements for becoming pope: being male and ...

5 Qualifications For The Next Pope - ThinkProgress

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Feb 16, 2013 ... The Pope can be almost any Catholic male, but is usually a cardinal. While the Pope does seem to have to be male, Canon law isn't all that ...

13 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Being Pope | Reader's ...

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There's no official age requirement for the post. The youngest pope to be elected in Vatican history is Pope John XII, who is believed to have been 18-years-old ...

What are the requirements of being a Pope? - Quora

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Yes, technically you only need to be male and Catholic. But in practice, you want to be a ... Also is being over 50 years old a requirement to becoming a Pope?

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 Minimum Age to be a Pope | Papam – Cardinals, Consistories ...

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Mar 19, 2009 ... The pope is most definitely the Bishop of Rome. So one could use this 35 year requirement as the minimum age to be a pope. But then again ...

Who can be elected pope? | In the Light of the Law

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Feb 13, 2013 ... It's been more than 500 years since a non-cardinal was elected pope, but then, it's been more than 500 years since a pope resigned, so, one ...