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Cardinals Set Tuesday As Start Date For Conclave

Cardinals have set Tuesday as the start date for the conclave to elect the next pope, signaling that they were wrapping up a week of discussions about the problems of the church and who best among them might lead it.

03/08/2013

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New Vatican Chapel Designed By Pittsburgh Architect

The College of Cardinals met Monday, but they have yet to decide when they will begin the conclave to elect a new pope.

03/04/2013

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Bishop Zubik Wants New Pope To Have A Strong Conviction

The Catholic cardinals met today in the Vatican to begin deciding who should be Pope Benedict XVI’s successor.

03/04/2013

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Pope Benedict XVI Holds Final General Audience

Pope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff Wednesday at his final general audience in St. Peter’s Square, recalling moments of “joy and light” during his papacy but also times of great difficulty. He also thanked his flock for respecting his decision to retire.

02/27/2013

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Cardinal Wuerl Heads To Rome

Cardinal Donald Wuerl will arrive in Rome shortly to help elect a new pope.

02/25/2013

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Pope Blesses Thousands In One Of Last Appearances

His arms outstretched in a symbolic embrace, Pope Benedict XVI blessed tens of thousands of cheering people on Sunday in one of his last appearances as pontiff from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square.

02/17/2013

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Local Clergymen Discuss Pope’s Resignation, Selecting New Leader

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte is joined by local clergymen to discuss Pope Benedict’s historic resignation and the process of electing a new pope.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/16/2013

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Who Will Replace The Pope?

As the shepherd of Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI sets the teaching agenda for believers.

02/11/2013

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Pittsburghers Largely Understand Pope’s Decision To Resign

There was some shocking news from the Vatican Monday morning as Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign at the end of the month.

02/11/2013

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Full Text Of Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he would resign Feb. 28 because he is simply too old to carry on. Here is the text of his announcement, delivered to cardinals gathered for a ceremony to name three new saints.

02/11/2013

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Pope Benedict XVI To Resign At End Of February

Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign Feb. 28, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.

02/11/2013

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