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  • Papal conclave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    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


    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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 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 ...

  • CNS STORY: Election of new pope follows detailed procedure


    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 ...

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


    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!

  • 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.

  • Papal Conclave - EWTN.com


    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 ...