News tagged with cardinals

Electing the new pope: Papal historian explains

Dr Rebecca Rist, Senior Lecturer in History, is a specialist in the History of the Papacy. She has appeared in the media, including on Sky News talking about the Pope's resignation, the process of voting in and installing ...

Mar 13, 2013
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Papal conclave: Ancient ritual and high-tech security

There will be no tweeting the results of the papal election from inside the secret conclave: cardinals withdrawing to choose a new pope enter a world apart where ancient ritual meets high-tech security.

Mar 10, 2013
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The papal election: What history teaches us about cardinals

As cardinals gather to choose Pope Benedict  successor XVI, Dr Stella Fletcher, Honorary Researcher at The University of Manchester, uses history to think about how the election will pan out. A historian, she has studied ...

Feb 28, 2013
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