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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.

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Conclave comes from two Latin words meaning "with key." Once the conclave starts, the cardinals are locked in the Sistine Chapel and nearby buildings won’t be able to contact the outside world.

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