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  • Q&A on Selecting the Next Pope
  • Timeline of when the funeral will occur and the conclave meet.
  • Day-by-Day Guide to Vatican Events

    The Contenders
    Conservative or liberal? European or Third World? What the cardinals will consider when choosing the next pope. By David Gibson

    The Top Fourteen Possible Successors
    These cardinals are widely regarded as potential candidates for the papacy.

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