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Conclave

 

The face of Christ shines forth even through thick clouds

The 5 April - 3 May 2013 edition of the official bulletin of the Holy See, the “Acta Apostolicae Sedis” (available on the site www.vatican.va) ...

Special edition

Immediately following the announcement of the election of the Pope, L'Osservatore Romano came out with a special edition with the picture of the Pontiff on ...

Black smoke again

Vatican City, 13 March. From the third vote, black smoke again. Cardinals still have not reached a decision as to who the Successor of Benedict ...

The faithful in St Peter's Square full of expectation

Many people are gathering in St Peter's Square waiting for the outcome of the afternoon round of voting in Conclave. One by one as the ...

Peter’s answer

The first words of the Successor of Peter, the first of the Apostles, were an answer, the answer required of him to accept his election ...

White smoke

Vatican City, 13 March. At 7:06 p.m. white smoke rose from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel. The Church has a new Pope. The Cardinals ...

HABEMUS PAPAM

Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum Habemus Papam Georgium Marium Bergoglio qui sibi nomen imposuit Franciscum

Voting resumed in the Sistine Chapel

Vatican City, 13 March. Voting for the election of the Successor of Benedict xvi began again on Wednesday morning, 13 March. After celebrating Mass in ...

Called to serve unity

"It is beautiful to reflect today in this Basilica upon the call to unity." The Dean of the College of Cardinals Angelo Sodano in spoke ...

Extra omnes

Vatican City, 12 March. The Conclave for the election of the Successor of Benedict XVI has begun. The Cardinal electors are in the Sistine Chapel ...

Black smoke

Vatican City, 12 March. At 7:41 p.m. black smoke could be seen rising from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel. The Cardinal ...

The lesson of Sistine Chapel

When Cardinal electors enter the Sistine Chapel from the Sala Regia the first thing they see is Pietro Perugino's fresco The Handing of the Keys ...

Bolts, pipes and joists in front of the Last Judgement

It is impressive to see the Sistine Chapel being transformed into a hub of activity under the penetrating gaze of the Last Judgement depicted by ...

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