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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 ...

A Rough Guide To The Papal Conclave : The Two-Way : NPR


Mar 11, 2013 ... The stage is now set for the opening act of one of the more spectacular and intriguing theatrical dramas on the planet: the election of a pope.

8 Things You May Not Know About the Papal Conclave - History in ...


Mar 11, 2013 ... As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside the famously secretive papal conclave.

How Is a New Pope Chosen?


They will also prepare for the upcoming papal election, called a conclave. Decisions that only the pope can make, such as appointing a bishop or convening the ...

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Mar 12, 2013 ... The ancient Vatican ritual to elect a new pope begins at the Sistine Chapel.

Selecting a pope - CNN.com


Much secrecy surrounds this conclave and its historic vote, which usually happens in the days after a pope dies. But this year brings a rare twist: For the first time ...

How is the Pope elected? | Catholic-Pages.com


New rules. Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave when the Apostolic See falls vacant. Pope Paul VI significantly changed the rules  ...

Cardinals to begin papal conclave with no obvious favourite | World ...


Mar 11, 2013 ... The cardinals of the Roman Catholic church held their last meeting on Monday before the conclave to elect the next pope and used it to try to ...

Papal conclave: anti-mafia police raid offices in diocese of ...


Mar 12, 2013 ... Roman Catholic cardinals have been urged to overcome divisions at a special mass ahead of the papal conclave, just hours after anti-mafia ...

Top 10 papal conclave facts you can't afford not to know | Metro News


Mar 12, 2013 ... As cardinals assemble to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI, we round up ten facts about the papal conclave you can't afford not to know.

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Papal Conclave: How Popes Are Chosen - American Catholic


When the pope dies, the cardinals are summoned to Rome by the dean of the college of cardinals for the conclave that will elect the new pope. The word ...

Choosing a New Pope - Papal Conclave - American Catholic


As the Catholic Church chooses a new pope, AmericanCatholic.org offers up-to- date coverage of the papal conclave, which begins Monday, April 18.

The 8 Worst-Dressed At The Papal Conclave - The Onion


We love that Cardinal Ranjith took a chance on this look, but the execution is a major fail. The cape needs to be hemmed, the cross is dangling all over the place  ...