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The Time of Discernment

The College of Cardinals’ fifth General Congregation

Pope Madness!

Pope vs Pope for the Best of All-Time

Benedict’s “spiritual son”: Christoph Cardinal Schönborn

The son of German aristocrats, the Cardinal is well educated and multilingual

Toward the Conclave: The Pressure on the Cardinals

Those within the Church, government, and media all have something to tell the Cardinals

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Comments on the Upcoming Conclave

The Cardinal tells what he's looking for in the next pope

Pope Awesome I

A homeschooling mom shares about her kids learning how a new Pope is elected

Help Wanted: A Bold, Effective Pope

The real challenge of rolling back secularism

“God guides His Church”: Read Benedict’s final public address

“To love the church also means...bearing always in mind the good of the church and not of oneself.”

LIVE coverage of Benedict XVI’s final hours as pope starts at 10:45am EST

Benedict will move to the papal residence in Castel Gandolfo where he'll live as pope emeritus

How is a new Pope elected?

Habemus Papam! ("We have a Pope!") -- A new Pope is elected by Cardinals from around the world.