Conclave begins on March 12, 2013

Friday, March 08 2013

During the eighth General Congregation, today, March 8, 2013, the College of Cardinals agreed that the Conclave will begin on Tuesday afternoon, March 12. That morning, before the Conclave begins in the Sistine Chapel, the Cardinals will assemble in Saint Peter’s Basilica to celebrate the Mass Pro eligendo Pontifice, asking God’s guidance for the election of the next Pontiff.  

Last Updated on Friday, March 08 2013