At a briefing at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, this professor of liturgical studies at the Catholic University of America describes some of the pre-conclave rituals.
In an interview with managing editor Kim Lawton, Rev. Thomas Reese, S.J., analyst for National Catholic Reporter, describes what will happen as the cardinals begin voting for the new pope.
Managing editor Kim Lawton spoke with her in Rome about the College of Cardinals’ decision to stop all media interviews, what the cardinals are doing before the conclave starts, and the importance of this papal election. More