Conclave to Choose New Pope to Start on Tuesday

RIA Novosti
Saturday 9th March, 2013

ROME, March 9 (RIA Novosti) – The conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI will start on Tuesday, the Vatican has announced. “The eighth General Congregation of the College of Cardinals has decided that the Conclave for the election of the Pope will begin on Tuesday, 12 March 2013,” the Italian news agency ANSA quoted the statement, issued on Friday. All 115 cardinals taking part in the conclave have arrived in the Vatican to elect a new pope. The last elector, Vietnam’s Jean-Baptiste Pham Minh Man, arrived on Thursday, signaling that the voting for the new leader will …

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