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 ...
The Papal conclave of 1963 was convoked following the death of Pope John
XXIII on 3 June that year in the Apostolic Palace. After the cardinal electors ...
Mar 11, 2013 ... As cardinals gather in Rome to elect a new pontiff, take a glimpse inside the
famously secretive papal conclave.
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 12, 2013 ... The ancient Vatican ritual to elect a new pope begins at the Sistine Chapel.
Mar 12, 2013 ... As cardinals assemble to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI, we round up
ten facts about the papal conclave you can't afford not to know.
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 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.