Picking a pope: What happens in conclave

Published On: Mar 11 2013 10:42:30 AM PDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 11:24:59 AM PDT

After weeks of speculation and plenty of pre-conclave meetings, the conclave has selected a new pope. Take a look at what's involved in the process of choosing a pope.

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The cardinals participated in a public Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica the morning the conclave starts. In the afternoon, the cardinals will gathered outside the Sistine Chapel, said a few prayers and hymns, then proceeded into the Sistine Chapel.


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