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# Habemus papam

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# Papal Roach
Listen to Pope Francis' new album - it's a little bit rocky
Move over, Bono.
# pope problems
10 first-day fears Pope Francis is probably experiencing
Don’t worry Pope, we got you.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you optimistic about Pope Francis?
The new leader of the Roman Catholic church is a doctrinal conservative who believes strongly in social justice. How do you feel about Pope Francis?
# Habemus papam
Infographic: How is the new Pope elected?
This handy graphic from the Catholic News Agency explains all…
# Sede Vacante
Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎
There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.
# pope idol
9 reasons why Pope John Paul II was the best pope
The Pope and Packie Bonner, the Pope with some birds, the Pope with a watch-stealing baby…
# Sede Vacante
Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election
Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?