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Selecting the Pope

Uncovering The Mysteries Of Papal Elections

By Greg Tobin

An updated version of the compelling guide by award-winning author Greg Tobin. Tobin reveals all the rules and rituals involved in the secretive process of electing the pope, along with the rich history of the conclave and the key concerns that will shape the future of the Catholic Church. This edition features new information on the death and funeral of John Paul II, a revised and up-to-the-minute "Issues" section, and coverage of Pope Benedict’s most recent trip to the US, as well as a discussion of his relationship to the Islamic world. Plus, Tobin offers some thoughts on who the next pope might be, examining the potential contenders and hazarding some predictions.

 

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Format: Book
Author: Tobin, Greg
Title: Selecting the Pope : uncovering the mysteries of papal elections / Greg Tobin ; with a foreword by Robert J. Wister.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Sterling, c2009.
Subject: Popes -- Election
Isbn: 9781402729546 1402729545
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Format: Book
Author: Tobin, Greg
Title: Selecting the Pope : uncovering the mysteries of papal elections / Greg Tobin ; with a foreword by Robert J. Wister.
Edition: Rev. ed.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Sterling, c2009.
Description: xxviii, 196 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Popes -- Election
Notes: Includes bibliographical references(p. 187-189) and index.
Contents: Pt. 1. History and development of papal elections -- Pt. 2. The rules of the papal election -- Pt. 3. Challenges awaiting the next pope -- Appendix A. The chronology of the popes -- Appendix B. Timeline of the history of papal elections -- Appendix C. The cardinal electors -- Appendix D. Apostolic constitution.
ISBN: 9781402729546
ISBN: 1402729545
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Call Number: 262.13 Tob