Sister Mary Ann Walsh: Papal Election “A Huge Moment”

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ media department has set up an office in Rome to assist journalists and the cardinals during the papal transition. Sister Mary Ann Walsh is director of the office. Managing editor Kim Lawton is in Rome and spoke with Walsh about the decision of the College of Cardinals on Wednesday (March 6) to stop all media interviews; what the cardinals are doing before the conclave starts; and the importance of this papal election.