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 Pope
Benedict XVI following his resignation on 28 February 2013. After the 115 ...
There have been 110 papal elections that have produced popes currently
recognized by the ... Papal elections since 1276 have taken the form of papal
conclaves, which are elections that follow a set of rules and procedures
developed in Ubi ...
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 ...
Mar 11, 2013 ... As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside the
famously secretive papal conclave.
Pope Benedict's resignation has set in motion the centuries-old process of
electing a new pope - known as the Conclave.
Mar 13, 2013 ... The conclave may be wreathed in secrets, but the Vatican has revealed the
answers to one burning question: what ingredients make up the ...
Mar 13, 2013 ... The world waited with bated breath for the election of a new pope, with all eyes
fixed on the tiny chimney perched on the roof of the Sistine ...
New rules. Popes are elected by the College of Cardinals meeting in Conclave
when the Apostolic See falls vacant. Pope Paul VI significantly changed the rules
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 ...