Wednesday, March 13, 2013099More black smoke poured from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel at 11:40 a.m. March 13, which seemed to indicate the 115 cardinal electors failed to elect a pope on their second and third ballots.
Monday, March 11, 20130127Although there will only be 115 cardinals in the Sistine Chapel voting for a pope, the whole church joins them in prayer and expectation, said the archbishop who spearheaded the design of the conclave rites and prayers.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013047Although by March 6 the world's cardinals had not set a date to begin the conclave to elect a new pope, they had begun discussing "the profile" required of the next pope to meet the needs of the church, the Vatican spokesman said.
Tuesday, March 5, 20130114 On the first day of their pre-conclave meetings, all of the cardinals were given a gold-embossed, green book of rites and prayers to accompany them as they enter the conclave, vote, elect a new pope and introduce him to the world.
Thursday, February 28, 20130296St. Patrick Catholic Church of Dallas has been home to numerous generations of families since being established in 1963. The St. Patrick parish will kick off a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary with a ceremony March 16.