Photo gallery: Rome prepares for a papal conclave

The conclave to elect a new pope began on Tuesday (March 12) and Catholics gathered for Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.  Religion News Service photos by Andrea Sabbadini Click any image below to view photo slideshow.  

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Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Video: New Archbishop of Canterbury on New Pope

The 77-million-member Anglican Communion is getting a new leader. Later this month, Justin Welby will take his seat as the new Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual leader to Anglicans and Episcopalians around the world. Kim Lawton was in the UK this week and spoke with Welby about this important moment in these two Christian traditions. Video […]

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