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 ...
The Papal conclave of 1939 was convoked on the brink of World War II with the
death of Pope Pius XI on 10 February that year in the Apostolic Palace. With all ...
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.
Liveblog: black smoke signals papal conclave has not yet chosen pope.
Published: ... Papal conclave: anti-mafia police raid offices in diocese of
Mar 12, 2013 ... Some 115 cardinals have begun their conclave to choose the next pope. A puff of
black smoke from the chimney above the Sistine Chapel this ...
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 ...
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 ...