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# new-pope - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven

The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.

# new-pope - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# new-pope - Friday 15 March, 2013

The Ordinary Pontiff: Pope Francis pays hotel bill, carries his own luggage

Francis brushed off years of tradition and formality with a remarkable break in style, sending a message that he will reject many of the trappings enjoyed by the now-retired Benedict XVI.

# new-pope - Thursday 14 March, 2013

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From The Daily Edge 6 people who could pass for the new Pope Pope-a-like

6 people who could pass for the new Pope

There’s fierce competition in the Pope Francis lookalike world.

That was quick - but how long have papal conclaves lasted in the past?

The speedy election of this new pope was not a break from tradition…

# new-pope - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

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LIVE: White smoke emerges from Sistine Chapel as new pope is elected

Cardinals in conclave at the Vatican have elected a new pope, whose identity will be revealed in a few moments.

# new-pope - Monday 11 March, 2013

Infographic: How is the new Pope elected?

This handy graphic from the Catholic News Agency explains all…

# new-pope - Monday 4 March, 2013

The next Pope: Cardinals gather for pre-conclave talks

Cardinals gather for the general congregations today ahead of the start of the conclave to elect the next head of the Catholic Church.

# new-pope - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope

Bishop Tawadros will be ordained next week as Pope Tawadros II – and will try to fill a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.