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The Holy See Press Office announced that Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien, Archbishop Emeritus of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, has agreed with the Holy Father to leave Scotland for several months. A communique released by the Holy See stated that Cardinal O’Brien, “for the same reasons he decided not to participate i...read more
Articles from section "College of Cardinals"
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, held a press conference at the Media Center located in Paul VI hall for the thousands of journalists from around the …read more
Pilgrims filled Saint Peter's Square last night and this morning in the hopes of witnessing the plumes of white smoke from the Sistine Chapel rooftop, signaling the election of a new pope. …read more
At 11:38 am this morning, black smoke has arisen for a second time in Vatican City as thousands await in St. Peter’s Square for the election of the new Roman Pontiff. Thousands are gathered …read more
The Book of Rites of the Conclave dictates with great precision the norms for the procedure now under way in the Sistine Chapel. At 5:35 local time, the doors were shut, and the cardinals are …read more
Thousands gathered at St. Peter’s Basilica today for the “Missa Pro Eligendo Romano Pontifice" (Mass Before the Election of the Roman Pontiff). Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Dean of the College of …read more