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Why is Cardinal Mahony Voting in the Conclave?

Q:  Could you please comment on the assertions by Cardinal Mahony [of Los Angeles, California] that he is required to participate in the upcoming conclave?  Many Catholics are grouping to protest his participation.  –Douglas A:  Douglas is referring to the … Continue reading

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When Will the Conclave Start? Pope Benedict’s Final Legislative Act

Q: I read the article “Canon Law and the Upcoming Conclave” and it was really helpful, but I have another question now.  The 15-day rule has now been revised by Pope Benedict, correct?  If so, has he given a specific … Continue reading

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Canon Law and the Upcoming Conclave

Q1:  Can you please explain for us how the papal conclave will work? And are there any major aspects of it that will be different this time, because Pope Benedict is still living?  –Leah Q2:  Who can, and cannot, be … Continue reading

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