Skip to comments.Conclave date to be announced after 7 pm local time
Posted on 03/08/2013 5:34:32 AM PST by NYer
.- The day when the cardinals begin to vote for the next Pope will be announced after 7:00 p.m. local time.
“The result of the voting of when the conclave will take place will be announced after the cardinals’ afternoon meeting at 7:00 p.m.,” said the Holy See’s press office director, Father Federico Lombardi.
“The conclave will not be tomorrow or Sunday, but it could be sometime early next week,” said Fr. Lombardi.
He added that the cardinals will meet in a session tomorrow morning, but not in the afternoon. On Sunday, many of the cardinals will celebrate Mass in their titular churches.
The last cardinal who will take part in the preliminary meetings and the conclave arrived in Rome on the afternoon of March 7. The group is now complete and can agree on the date of the conclave.
There were 151 cardinals present in yesterday afternoon’s preliminary session and the two newly arrived cardinals took the oath.
The cardinals spoke this morning about interreligious dialogue, bioethics, justice in the world, a positive proclamation of love and justice, and on collegiality among the world bishops.
That’s 1 pm EST!
Will Catholicism hold?
“The gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
God will hold. His hand-created construction called the Catholic Church is His instrument. Therefore, logically, it will hold.
Patriarch Raï: The Conclave from a Middle Eastern perspective
Curia silences U.S. cardinals: You talk too much
Little-known Facts about a Papal Conclave
Filipino Cardinal Stirs Papal Talk With Rapid Rise
Letter #36: Silence (victory for the old guard of the Vatican)
General congregations: Profile of future Pope emerging from sessions
Cardinals contemplate insider, outsider papal candidates
College of Cardinals imposes media silence after breach
Last Two Cardinal Electors Will be in Rome by Thursday
Letter #33: Sistine Chapel Closed (approx 5 days for workers to prepare for conclave)
Pope Prediction: 10 Reasons Cardinal Burke Will Be the Next Pope
Popeless but not Hopeless
Election of Pope Trivia Quiz
Black Socialist Pope to Follow Black Socialist President?
Pope watchers keeping tabs on Vatican 'backroom boys'
Catholicism, True Reform and the Next Pope
Cardinals announce adoration, Vespers ceremony for conclave
When Will the Conclave Start? Pope Benedict's Final Legislative Act
Vatican Diary / The "who's who" of the new pope's electors (broken down by continent)
Letter #31: The Program, and the Sheriff (Mahony, Sandri, Anti-Pope)
Famous last tweets before cardinals enter media blackout of conclave
Cardinal O'Malley lists sex abuse, Curia reform as priorities
Old establishment cardinals hope for quick conclave
Cardinals Begin Pre-Conclave Meetings Amid Scandal
Lombardi: 12 Cardinal electors yet to arrive as 1st Congregation concludes
A ticket to vote for the first Latin-American Pope
Three candidates for Pope who are on few people's lists
Omens and portents and signs! OH MY! (minor earthquake near Castel Gandolfo)
Church changing big time, says Cardinal Dolan
Letter #30: The Next and the Last (media, papabili, Ganswein in tears)
Editorial: "Religious correspondents", "Vaticanists": don't know more about Conclave than us
During Sede Vacante what must priests say in the Eucharistic Prayer now that there is no Pope?
What is a [Catholic] Cardinal? A Basic Review of the College of Cardinals in History and Today
Benedict XVI's first night as Pope emeritus
Toward the Conclave. The Pressure on the Cardinals [Catholic Caucus]
Papal Apartments, Basilica Sealed for Sede Vacante
Update on Conclave Start Date
Cardinal Dolan: Pope Benedict 'fragile' on last day of papacy (good handling of msm)
Prayer for the Election of a New Pope
Interregnum Terms and Expressions, Q and A Format (Nuts & Bolts-current situation) [Catholic Caucus]
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.