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  • Papal conclave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://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 ...

  • Papal conclave, 2013 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papal_conclave,_2013

    The Papal conclave of 2013 was convened to elect a pope to succeed Benedict
    XVI following his resignation on 28 February 2013. After the 115 participating ...

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

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

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

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

    http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2013/03/11/173991833/a-rough-gu...

    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.

  • Selecting a pope - CNN.com

    http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2013/03/world/pope-conclave

    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 a New Pope Chosen?

    http://www.usccb.org/about/leadership/holy-see/francis/how-is-a-new-po...

    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 ...

  • CNS STORY: Election of new pope follows detailed procedure

    http://www.catholicnews.com/jpii/stories/concl03.htm

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The voting by cardinals to elect the next pope takes ...
    Only cardinals under the age of 80 can vote in the conclave; older cardinals do ...

  • Papal Conclave: How Popes Are Chosen - American Catholic

    http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/JohnPaulII/Transition/PapalCo...

    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 ...

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

    http://www.theonion.com/slideshow/the-8-worst-dressed-at-the-papal-con...

    BRISTOL, CT—Saying that the pair could barely take their eyes off one another
    throughout the hour-long sports news program, ESPN viewers told reporters ...

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

    http://metro.co.uk/2013/03/12/top-10-papal-conclave-facts-you-cant-aff...

    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.