Pope Election

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Johnnie
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Post by Johnnie » Tue Apr 19, 2005 7:11 am

The Elections for a new Pope has started today...



Jemery Thompson is back in Rome, he joins Barbara Serra and Rachel Amatt.

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Post by Johnnie » Tue Apr 19, 2005 3:22 pm

7:05: Black smoke from Vatican, No new pope elected yet.

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Post by Butterfinger » Wed Apr 20, 2005 3:11 pm

17:21 - White smoke spotted. New Pope.

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Post by Johnnie » Wed Apr 20, 2005 3:29 pm

German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected the new Pope. he will be known has Pope Benedict XVI.



The first Pope Benedict was pope between June 2, 575 - July 30, 579 and the last Benedict (XV) was Pope from September 1, 1914 - January 22, 1922.

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