Reports on the Conclave of Cardinals from Chicago

Mar 11, 2013

Chicago Catholics Plan Prayer Before Conclave

Chicago Catholics Plan Prayer Before Conclave

Archdiocese of Chicago plans services Monday at Holy Name Cathedral.

Mar 13, 2013

Women Call for Louder Voice in Catholic Church

Women Call for Louder Voice in Catholic Church

Progressive Catholics protest exclusion of women with a "pink smoke" event outside Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral.

Mar 13, 2013

Nationalism Expressed in Election of Argentine Pope

Nationalism Expressed in Election of Argentine Pope

Ramon Giminez, the owner of Buenos Aires Liquor and Deli on Chicago's northwest side, likened the election of Pope Francis I to his country's World Cup soccer wins in 1978 and 1986. Natalie Martinez reports.

Mar 10, 2013

Cardinal George Welcomed at Pre-Conclave Mass

Cardinal George Welcomed at Pre-Conclave Mass

Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George received a warm welcome as he celebrated Mass Sunday morning at his titular parish at the Basilica of St. Bartholomew on Tiber Island.

Mar 13, 2013

St. Scholastica Academy Seniors React to New Pope

St. Scholastica Academy Seniors React to New Pope

Focus more on social justice. Encourage more young people. Broaden the role of women. Those were just some of the thoughts of eight seniors at St. Scholastica Academy on Wednesday. Carol Marin reports.

Mar 8, 2013

Papal Chimney Gets Twitter Account

Papal Chimney Gets Twitter Account

Black smoke means no pope, white smoke means a pope has been chosen.

Mar 8, 2013

Conclave To Select Pope Begins Tuesday: Vatican

Conclave To Select Pope Begins Tuesday: Vatican

77 votes needed to elect new pope.

Mar 7, 2013

Cardinals Meet Again With No Conclave Date Yet

Cardinals Meet Again With No Conclave Date Yet

Strong speculation the conclave to pick the next pope will begin Monday.

Mar 6, 2013

Cardinals Give No More Interviews In Rome

Cardinals Give No More Interviews In Rome

Signs point to the cardinals getting closer to deciding on a conclave date.

Mar 5, 2013

Pope Search: Cardinals To Focus On Character Over Age

Pope Search: Cardinals To Focus On Character Over Age

Chicago's cardinal says “we aren’t there yet” when It comes to selecting the next pope.

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Reporter Mary Ann Ahern files from the field about the process of picking a new Pope. Ahern has covered the church for decades, was the first Chicago TV reporter to file from Vatican City. She was there for the selection of Benedict XVI.
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