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Cardinals prepare for opening of conclave to elect new pope

Preparations are going ahead in Rome for tomorrow's opening of the conclave which will elect the new Pope.

16th April, 2005

Preparations are going ahead in Rome for tomorrow's opening of the conclave which will elect the new Pope.

Yesterday evening, Cardinal Medina Estevez, head of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, celebrated Mass for the last of the Novemdiales - the nine days of mourning which followed the death of John Paul II two weeks ago.

The 115 cardinal-electors are sticking closely to their vow of secrecy taken at an early meeting of...

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