Nov 17, 2015 ... Next month Pope Francis will celebrate his 79th birthday, and by all accounts he
remains remarkably vigorous. A brief mini-drama in October ...
Jan 21, 2015 ... Pope Francis has several times indicated that his will not be a long papacy.
During the press conference on his flight back from Korea he spoke ...
Sep 14, 2016 ... An Austrian cardinal who is one of the frontrunners to be the next pope has
warned of an "
Nov 18, 2015 ... Pope Francis has predicted that he would have a short reign, and now a ... that
will guide synod operations until the next general assembly.
Mar 11, 2016 ... ROME — Jorge Bergoglio became the 266th pope on March 13, 2013. With the
utterance of his unforgettable first words as .... Next Story: ...
Oct 10, 2016 ... The pontiff will tap 13 new cardinal electors in November who could ensure the
church never goes back to the dark ages.
TIME looks at some of the leading candidates for papal succession.
A papal conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a
new Bishop of .... would suffice to block the election until a simple majority was
enough to elect the next pope, reaffirming the requirement of a two-thirds majority
Bet on the Next Pope, where he's from, what name he'll choose and how long it'll
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Jun 1, 2015 ... “I accept this election in the name of all the poor people in the world.” With these
words, the Filipino cardinal, Luis Antonio Tagle, accepted his ...