Conclave Trivia

Longest conclave In 1268, a conclave began that lasted nearly three years – 33 months, to be exact. Pope Gregory X was elected pope, but not before residents of Viterbo, north of Rome, tore the roof off the building where the cardinals were staying and restricted their meals to bread and water to make them […]

See the Cardinal’s conclave schedule

The conclave to elect a new pope begins Tuesday at the Vatican. The voting process follows a set ritual every day until the Catholic Church has a new leader. Here is an approximate schedule. Local time is listed first. TUESDAY — 10 a.m.-11:45 a.m. (5 a.m.-6:45 a.m. EDT; 0900-1045 GMT): Cardinals attend Mass in St […]

Papal Conclave Date Set

We should have a new pope soon!   The Papal Conclave to elect our next pope will begin on Tuesday March 12.  Papal Conclave