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Cardinals enter Vatican for historic papal election

Cardinals enter Vatican  for historic papal election
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Vatican City (AFP): Cardinals on Tuesday moved into the Vatican as the suspense mounted ahead of a secret papal election with no clear frontrunner to...

chinaVatican City (AFP): Cardinals on Tuesday moved into the Vatican as the suspense mounted ahead of a secret papal election with no clear frontrunner to steer the Catholic world through troubled waters after Benedict XVI's historic resignation. 115 cardinal electors who pick the next leader of 1.2 billion Catholics in a conclave in the Sistine Chapel will live inside the Vatican walls completely cut off from the outside world until they make their choice. They will be sworn in with a solemn oath that threatens anyone who reveals deliberations of the conclave with instant excommunication.
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