News Articles for "Papal Conclave"
Sea gull perches on Sistine Chapel smoke stack
With no pope, a sea gull is stealing the show at the papal conclave. Smoke watching has become bird watching in St. Peter's Square after a sea gull perche...read more
Papal conclave goes to heart of Catholic mystery
The papal conclave is steeped in mystery — and the church likes it that way. Elaborate ritual and veils of secrecy, after all, are fundamental to the pa...read more