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VATICAN CITY (RNS) As former pope Benedict XVI started his retired life in the papal villa in Castel Gandolfo on Friday (March 1), cardinals in Rome began preparations that will lead up to the closed-door conclave to elect his successor.

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    • Why not?
      Definition of FLOCK
      1: a group of animals (as birds or sheep) assembled or herded together
      2: a group under the guidance of a leader; especially : a church congregation
      3: a large number

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