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 ....
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. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...