Daniel Burke

About Daniel Burke

Daniel Burke worked for Religion News Service from 2006-2013. He now co-edits CNN's Belief Blog. In 2010, Burke won the American Academy of Religion’s Award for Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion. He holds an M.S. in journalism and an M.A. in religion from Columbia University and a B.A. from Georgetown University.


Timeline: Final days of Benedict XVI’s papacy and the conclave to elect a new pope

Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation will become official on Feb. 28, and the conclave of cardinals to elect a new pope will begin soon after. Here’s a timeline to browse significant events planned before Benedict’s resignation and what happens afterwards. We’ll update this timeline when the Vatican announces a date for the start of the conclave. […]