Skip to comments.Troubled Church starts conclave to find new pope
Posted on 03/12/2013 10:27:21 AM PDT by JoeProBono
Red-robed cardinals retreated behind the heavy wooden doors of the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday at the start of a conclave that will elect a new pope to tackle the strife and scandal rocking the Roman Catholic Church.
Latin chants and organ music accompanied the cardinals as they processed into the room, with Michelangelo's depiction of Christ delivering the Last Judgment on the back wall and his image of the hand of God giving life to Adam on the ceiling.
Laying their own hands on the Gospels and speaking in Latin, they took a vow of secrecy not to divulge anything about the ballot, which was expected to start with an initial round of voting later in the afternoon.
No conclave in the modern era has chosen a pope on the first day, and some cardinals speculated earlier this week that it might take up to four or five days to pick the man to replace Pope Benedict, who unexpectedly abdicated last month.......
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Get rid of the Homosexuals, and there will be no more “trouble” in the church.
Exactly, what a load of crapola!
Screw you, Rooters.
First thing I noticed also.
Dear Reuters, any “troubles” the church has appear to be caused by the types of folks that you like to love.
Please take them back.
If you want to hate a religion, try Islam.
Yeah no doubt. I’m not remotely Roman Catholic, but come on. What a ridiculous mischaracterization of the church.
Hype and spin much Reuters? Wait - yes, yes they do.
Looking for a LIVE THREAD???
Megan Kelly just announced the first vote - BLACK smoke.
Cardinals open papal conclave at Sistine Chapel; no pope elected on first day
Trouble Reuters tries to start controversy to find new audience.
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