Tag: Conclave

Cardinal Dolan shares conclave experience

Cardinal Dolan shares conclave experience

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Praying in Rome: Reflections on the Conclave and Electing Pope Francis,” an e-book written by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, came out July 19.

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Sequestered by conclave, cardinals missed births, rain, cellphones

Sequestered by conclave, cardinals missed births, rain, cellphones

| Carol Glatz | March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Once you get in there, you will feel the gentle breeze of the Holy Spirit, and you’ll see God’s grace very much at work.”

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Archbishop Nienstedt, other Minnesotans joyfully welcome election of Pope Francis

Archbishop Nienstedt, other Minnesotans joyfully welcome election of Pope Francis

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Viviana Sotro, a native of Argentina who serves at Sagrada Familia Apostolate at St. Stephen parish in Minneapolis, said it was a special day for the people of her birth country.

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Papal transition: Opportunity to showcase the faith

Papal transition: Opportunity to showcase the faith

| Stephen Kent | March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was another one of those conversations that have occurred with some frequency in the past few weeks.

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In pre-conclave homily, Cardinal calls for unity

In pre-conclave homily, Cardinal calls for unity

| Francis X. Rocca | March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hours before the start of the conclave that is choosing the next pope, the dean of the College of Cardinals celebrated the papacy as a source of unity among Catholics and of evangelization and charitable service to the world.

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In digital age, Vatican sticking with smoke, bells to announce new pope

In digital age, Vatican sticking with smoke, bells to announce new pope

| Carol Glatz | March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Though the Vatican has become increasingly savvy with more modern forms of communication, it’s still sticking with more primitive methods — swirling smoke and tolling bells — to announce whether a new pope has been elected.

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Cardinals enter conclave invoking aid of Holy Spirit, all the saints

Cardinals enter conclave invoking aid of Holy Spirit, all the saints

| Cindy Wooden | March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Invoking the aid of the Holy Spirit and the holy men and women from all over the world recognized as saints, 115 cardinals processed slowly into the Sistine Chapel to begin the process to elect a pope.

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Video: Catholic school students study, pray for conclave’s cardinals

Video: Catholic school students study, pray for conclave’s cardinals

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

As the cardinals in Rome prepare to elect a new pope, students at Presentation School in Maplewood are watching closely. They each were assigned a cardinal to study and pray for.

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Black smoke: No new pope on first evening of conclave

Black smoke: No new pope on first evening of conclave

| Cindy Wooden | March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite the rain, thousands of people filled St. Peter’s Square after dark March 12, the first evening of the conclave, to witness the black smoke that signaled the Catholic Church’s 115 cardinal electors had failed, as expected, to elect a pope on the first ballot.

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Pope Benedict bids farewell

Pope Benedict bids farewell

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

After leading the Catholic Church for eight years, the pope is stepping down. Read more about his life, his service to the Church and what happens next

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