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Fun Facts About The Papal Conclave in Vatican City
Published on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by All eyes are on Vatican City in RomeĀ -- and specifically the chimney leading from the Sistine Chapel -- to see if a new Pope has been elected. 115 cardinals are locked away in the chapel, voting on the leader of over a billion Catholics. Here are some fun facts about the Conclave: In the 13th century, Pope Gregory put the rule into effect that cardinals must be s...