Pius XII2 days, 3 ballots
The conclave took place from 1 to 2 of March 1939. 62 Cardinals were present. The College of Cardinals elected Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, Pius XII. He was 63 years old. He died on October 9, 1958.
The following address was given to over 500 Catholic journalists and those working in Catholic Media in Canada and the United States at the Presidential Medallion Awards Luncheon of the Catholic Media ...read more
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Photo caption: Pope Francis greeting Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., at Audience for Journalists following the Papal election on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Vatican. Courtesy of L’Osservatore R ...read more
Photo: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB is interviewed by BBC Radio about the upcoming conclave in front of the media stand in St. Peter’s Square. Fr. Rosica and S+L Producer Sebastian Gomes worked for ...read more
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