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Papal Conclave (2013)

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  • Following the papal conclave from afar

    Following the papal conclave from afar
    Roman Catholic cardinals went into a virtual news blackout Tuesday as they began to elect a new pope, but that has only heightened interest in what's happening behind the closed doors of their conclave. "I just had 'smoke cam' on my screen," said...
  • Catholics surprised by Benedict's resignation

    Catholics surprised by Benedict's resignation
    Crystal Sewell knows what she wants to see in the next pope: a combination of the last two. "I'm a conservative soul," the 29-year-old Reservoir Hill woman said Monday after the midday Mass at St. Alphonsus Church in downtown Baltimore. "I feel like...
  • Pope Francis: New salesman, same old product

    Pope Francis: New salesman, same old product
    For the first time in history, the Roman Catholic Church has a pope from the New World, but liberal American Catholics should not expect Pope Francis to stray far from the old theology. Some things are excitingly different about this new pontiff. On...
  • Students at St. Joan of Arc School participate in conclave web chat with Archbishop Lori

    The eighth grade students at St. Joan of Arc School participated in a Conclave web chat with William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, on March 11. St. Joan of Arc School was one of 17 Catholic elementary schools invited to participate. Archbishop Lori...
  • Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement

    Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement
    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....
  • Harford County residents glad to hear of new pope

    Harford County residents glad to hear of new pope
    Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, the bell at Saint Margaret Parish in Bel Air pealed as word quickly spread from faithful observers in St. Peter's Square in Rome throughout the world that white smoke was pouring from the chimney at the Vatican, the formal...
  • Baltimore Catholics see fresh outlook from new pope

    Baltimore Catholics see fresh outlook from new pope
    Surprise turned into joy as Baltimore Catholics celebrated the election of the first Latin American and first Jesuit pope, saying it offered an often-hidebound church a chance for rejuvenation. "One time, John Paul the Great called America, meaning...
  • Howard Catholics celebrate new pope

    Howard Catholics celebrate new pope
    As Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina took the name of Francis I and assumed the papacy Wednesday, March 13, Catholic leaders across Howard County rejoiced, calling the selection a hopeful sign from the church. "It's wonderful. Right now I'm just...
  • Election of first South American as pope excites local Catholics

    Election of first South American as pope excites local Catholics
    Gail Liss, the front desk receptionist for Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, went to a dentist appointment at noontime Wednesday, confident that a new pope would not be chosen before she got back to work. Liss was wrong. While she sitting in the dentist...
  • Carroll County Catholics celebrate announcement of new pope

    Carroll County Catholics celebrate announcement of new pope
    Catholics in Carroll County joined those around the world in celebrating the announcement that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina had been named Pope Francis, the 266th pope, on Wednesday. The new pope succeeds Pope Benedict XVI, who resigned...
  • Catholic students in Catonsville area react to news of new pope

    Catholic students in Catonsville area react to news of new pope
    The reaction at Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville to this week's announcement of a new pope in Italy rivaled that of the eager onlookers across the Atlantic Ocean, according to the principal of the all-girls Catholic high school on Academy Road....
  • Detroit cardinal who was closed many churches dies

    DETROIT Retired Detroit Catholic Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who led the Archdiocese of Detroit in the 1980s as it closed dozens of city churches and then was budget director and administrative governor of the Vatican City State under his personal friend...