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New Pope Is Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday the Holy Catholic Church revealed its new leader as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina.

CBS4–03/13/2013

US cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley arrives for a meeting on the eve of the start of a conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican. Cardinals will hold a final set of meetings on Monday before they are locked away to choose a new pope to lead the Roman Catholic Church through troubled times.  AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE       (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cardinal With S. Fla. Ties Watched Closely In Run-Up To Papal Election

U.S. Cardinal Sean O’Malley is one of the top contenders in the run-up to the papal election. He once served here in South Florida and his cousin still works at Belen Jesuit Prep School.

CBS4–03/12/2013

US cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley arrives for a meeting on the eve of the start of a conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican. Cardinals will hold a final set of meetings on Monday before they are locked away to choose a new pope to lead the Roman Catholic Church through troubled times.  AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE       (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cardinal with So. Florida Ties Could Become Next Pope

When the cardinal electors file in to the Sistine Chapel Tuesday to begin the conclave to choose the next pope, a deacon at a South Florida school will be watching closely.

CBS4–03/11/2013

Filling the seat of St. Peter in the Roman Catholic Church.  The task was shrouded in secrecy Monday as each of the 115 cardinals looked to their conscience as to who they will vote for to be the next Pope.  (Source: CBS4)

American Cardinals May Be Considered In Papal Conclave

Filling the seat of St. Peter in the Roman Catholic Church. As of late Monday afternoon, the task was shrouded in secrecy as each of the 115 cardinals looked to their conscience as to who they vote for to be the next Pope.

03/11/2013

Cardinal Dolan (Source: CBS4)

Cardinals Debate What Kind Of Pope Is Needed

After a few days of getting to know one another and discussing the problems facing the church, the 115 cardinals gathered in Vatican City are almost ready to elect a new pope.

CBS4–03/11/2013

Cardinals arrive at the Paul VI hall for the opening of the Cardinals' Congregations on March 4, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Conclave Of Cardinals: How Does It Work?

The race to replace Pope Benedict XVI is underway at The Vatican as more than 100 cardinals gathered Monday without a Pope to lead them. They’re holding two meetings Monday, in which they may set a date for the next conclave to select a new Pope.

CBS4–03/04/2013

Archbishop Thomas Wenski (Source: CBS4)

Archbishop Wenski Weighs In On Selection Of Next Pope

Catholics may have a new Pope sooner than expected. Just a few days before he steps down, Pope Benedict the 16th revised the rules for how his successor is chosen. Cardinals no longer have to wait 15 days after the Pope resigns to begin voting for a new Holy Father. Meantime, Miami’s Archbishop Thomas Wenski weighed in on the selection of the next Pope while talking to CBS4’s Brian Andrews.

CBS4–02/26/2013

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Something Extra: McHoneymoon

In the interest of full disclosure, as I’ve mentioned before, I like fast food and I have eaten at McDonald’s in a lot of foreign cities, including Paris, London, Caracas and Jerusalem.

CBS4–05/29/2012

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