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Papal Conclave (2013)

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  • Bold Papal Gestures, Past & Future

     
    Benedict XVI begins to consider his legacy as pope while the cardinals prepare for their conclave in which the next pope will be chosen. As the conclave considers its future leader the question remains: will they choose a pope from the Southern Hemisphere...
  • Papal Conclave TV coverage

     
    This week, the Roman Catholic Church's 115 cardinal electors will convene to select a new leader, following the retirement of Benedict XVI. The papal conclave formally begins the afternoon of Tuesday, March 12, when the cardinals gather in the Sistine...
  • Open thread: Pope Francis

     
    Thoughts on the new pope? My previous refusal to engage in speculation was vindicated: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected in a surprise choice to be the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church today... He is the oldest......
  • Is there hope for an American to become pope?

     
    Maybe. That's the answer from John L. Allen, Jr., the well-known and well-respected Vatican reporter for The National Catholic Reporter. In his own words, Allen reports from Rome this week that “Against all odds, the American cardinals are...
  • Reuters: Papal conclave to begin Tuesday

     
    In case you missed it: The cardinals have announced that they will begin considering which one of them should be the next pope on Tuesday, March 12....
  • L.A. Catholics hope Pope Francis will further address abuse

     
    As L.A.-area Catholics praised the selection of Pope Francis Wednesday, many said they hoped the new pontiff would further address the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the church....
  • Pictures in the News | March 15, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where rescuers needed over nine hours to recover the body of a construction worker who died when a dirt trench collapsed in Pacific Palisades. Staying in SoCal, church abuse victim Michael Duran wipes...
  • New pope: Some Latinos take note of Bergoglio's Italian roots

     
    As he cut a young man’s hair in his Huntington Park barbershop, Carlos Madrid said he was thrilled that the new pope hailed from Latin America. He could have sworn the pontiff would be from Italy, he said. Then, after......
  • Argentine community sees Pope Francis as 'point of pride'

     
    The Argentine community in the Glendale area is celebrating Pope Francis, the first Roman Catholic pope from their home county. Pope Francis was selected Wednesday to head the church, something that wasn’t lost on the local immigrant community, even...
  • Vatican conclave 2013 elects new pope

     
    Steeped in tradition and pageantry, the ceremonies that will produce a new pope officially began Tuesday morning when 115 Roman Catholic cardinals celebrated Mass in the majestic St. Peter’s Basilica....
  • Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013...
  • In West Hollywood, Pope Francis' stand on gays is unimpressive

     
    For Giancarlo Urey, a 29-year-old lawyer who spent the day in West Hollywood when Pope Francis was named to the papacy, the new leader's anti-gay stance is not a good sign. Like his predecessor in the Vatican, Francis is equally......