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
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 ...
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.
Mar 11, 2013 ... As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside the
famously secretive papal 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 12, 2013 ... The 8 Worst-Dressed At The Papal Conclave. Slideshow ... We've said it before,
and we'll say it again: Busy embroidery is conclave kryptonite!
As the Catholic Church chooses a new pope, AmericanCatholic.org offers up-to-
date coverage of the papal conclave, which begins Monday, April 18.
A Conclave is the special gathering of Cardinals for the purpose of electing a
Pope. It is governed minutely by Papal Law, currently the Apostolic Constitution ...