Picking a pope: What happens in conclave

Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:42:30 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 01:24:59 PM CDT

After weeks of speculation and plenty of pre-conclave meetings, the conclave has selected a new pope. Take a look at what's involved in the process of choosing a pope.

Picking pope -  Statue outside pope's apartment
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After a successful ballot, the selected cardinal will be asked whether he accepts the position of pope. If he says yes, he will be asked by what name he will be known.

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