Pope John Paul: 1920-2005

How a Pope Is Elected


SOURCES: "When a Pope Dies," by Christopher M. Bellitto; "Papal Transition" by the Rev. Thomas J. Reese; www.AmericanMagazine.org; www.catholic-pages.com; Vatican; staff reports
BY DITA SMITH AND LAURA STANTON - THE WASHINGTON POST; Alyson Hurt - washingtonpost.com


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