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Day Two of the meetings of the College of Cardinals with Pope Francis took place “in an environment of great serenity.” So said Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, during a briefing with journalists today. “As mentioned yesterday morning, the new secretary of state, Archbishop Pietro P...read more
Articles from section "College of Cardinals"
STATEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUTUPON THE ELECTION OF OUR NEW HOLY FATHER, POPE FRANCIS I first met our new Holy Father at Rome's 1997 Synod for America, and still have a gift from …read more
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