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VATICAN CITY – The pope may be considered by his followers to be head of the universal Catholic Church, but that doesn’t stop national feelings from bubbling to the surface when a new pontiff is named. Before the conclave this week to...
— Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope of the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, a surprise choice that underscored the changing nature of Catholicism and the deep challenges facing the church. Bergoglio, 76, chose the papal name...
As their church's cardinals gathered in Vatican City to select a new pope, Catholic schoolchildren in the Baltimore area joined the worldwide buzz over the secret balloting process in an online chat with a fairly well-placed source: Archbishop William E....
VATICAN CITY -- As possible front-runners emerged ahead of a conclave to elect the next pope, Roman Catholic cardinals Monday wrapped up a week of discussion on issues facing the church, with some pushing unsuccessfully to extend their talks before the...
Tags: Voting, Politics, Angelo Scola, Benedict XVI, Marc Ouellet
ROME -- They asked for prayers of support, quipped with adoring parishioners and kissed squirming babies. On the eve of what may be the most important decision of their lives, Roman Catholic cardinals who will choose the next pope made their likely last...
It remains to be decided when the Catholic world’s cardinals will lock themselves away in the Sistine Chapel to elect the next pope. But the undeclared candidates to succeed retiring Pope Benedict XVI are already campaigning in the gilded salons...
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