Archive for March 8th, 2013

Conclave to Elect New Pope Will Begin Tuesday

Papal Conclave to Begin Tuesday

The College of Cardinals will convene Tuesday to begin the formal process of selecting a new pope to lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, the Vatican announced Friday. The much-awaited start date was selected after days of deliberations, hours of coffee breaks, and more than 100 speeches by the 115 voting cardinals who have gathered here.” By Jason Horowitz, The Washington Post

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