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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"
Beginning with the Conclave in 2005, in order to better distinguish the colour of the “fumate” (smoke signalling the election or non-election of a pontiff), a secondary apparatus is used to …read more
Today, 115 cardinals have entered the Conclave to elect Benedict XVI's successor. The two Cardinal electors who are not participating are Cardinal Julius Riyadi Darmaatmadja, S.J., archbishop …read more
And so it begins. For the next day or two, or three (it is not ours to know the day nor the hour) the world attention will be riveted on a chimney, like the minds of kids on Christmas Eve. …read more
Drawing from the booklet "Conclave" by Monsignor Charles Burns, the ecclesiastical adviser at the British Embassy to the Holy See, here is a summary of the proceedings that will occur once …read more
Here is the translation of the homily delivered by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Dean of the College of Cardinals, during the “Missa Pro Eligendo Romano Pontefice” today in St. Peter’s Basilica, …read more