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Conclave

the politics, personalities, and process of the next papal election

by John L. Allen

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Published by Doubleday in New York, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popes -- Election

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn L. Allen, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1805 .A54 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22480887M
    ISBN 100385504535


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Conclave is a triumphant addition to Harris’s acclaimed output.” —David Grylls, The Sunday Times “A gripping : A papal conclave is a gathering of the College of Cardinals convened to elect a bishop of Rome, also known as the pope is considered by Catholics to be the apostolic successor of Saint Peter and earthly head of the Catholic Church.

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The novel centers on Jacopo Lomelli who, as Dean of the College of Cardinals, is tasked with managing the election of the new leader of the Catholic Church -- arranging and leading the Pope-electing conclave ("From the Latin, con.

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Infive years after the fall of Constantinople to the Turk, eighteen cardinals met in Rome to elect a new pope. A year-old Spanish cardinal, Rodrigo Borgia, learns to play a very dangerous game; how to survive his first conclave/10().

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