Posts Tagged ‘Conclave delay’

Conclave – Waiting for something to happen

Friday, March 8th, 2013

I’ve lived for fifteen years in Rome – though not consecutively. But I’ve had the rather unique experience of being in Rome for the passing of four popes: Paul VI, John Paul I, John Paul II and now Benedict XVI. The atmosphere at each of these moments could not be more different. Paul VI’s funeral Read more

Conclave date: Waiting arrival of 5 cardinals

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

The Vatican is waiting on five more cardinals to arrive before a date is set for the conclave to elect a new pope. The five cardinals still to arrive in Rome include Egyptian Patriarch Antonios Naguib, and Cardinals Karl Lehmann of Germany, Jean-Baptiste Pham of Vietnam, Kazimierz Nycz of Poland and John Tong Hon of Read more