11 February 2013

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Pope Benedict XVI's resignation: Live Report

After a cardinal is chosen, he is asked if he agrees to become pope and what name he wishes to be known by. He immediately becomes Pontifex Maximus, or the Holy Roman Pontiff. The dean of the college of cardinals then steps on to the Vatican's main balcony and declares: "Habemus Papam!",…




Pope Benedict XVI's resignation: Live Report (via AFP)
1326 GMT: After a cardinal is chosen, he is asked if he agrees to become pope and what name he wishes to be known by. He immediately becomes Pontifex Maximus, or the Holy Roman Pontiff. The dean of the college of cardinals then steps on to the Vatican's main balcony and declares: "Habemus Papam!",…






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