Cardinals come together in Rome for electing new Pope


The roman cardinals have attended a special mass recently as preparations for election of the new pope are underway. The 115 cardinal-electors also heard choirs in St. Peter’s Basilica to receive some divine signals.

Cardinals come together in Rome for electing new Pope-global-annal

The secret electoral process will begin Tuesday in Sistine Chapel where the cardinal’s shall vote 4 times in a day till 2/3rd of majority votes in favor of any particular candidate. The need for electing new Pope arose after Pope Benedict XVI resigned.

The reasons given by Pope XVI for resigning from office included his deteriorating health condition. Pope also said that he no longer has the strength to lead church which is facing problems such as child sexual abuse allegations and corruption in Vatican Bank. There no single candidate in the run-up to becoming Pope who can be termed as a frontrunner.

Source: BBC, Daily News & Analysis

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented media professional with diverse experience spanning across journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading newspaper (the Times of India) and news broadcaster (NDTV India) on their web portal, feature stories, shooting, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, social media marketing and multimedia content) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for business expansion into new markets.

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