Cardinals Ready Themselves for Papal Conclave (Reuters)




 
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April 17th, 2005  
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Topic: Cardinals Ready Themselves for Papal Conclave (Reuters)


Reuters - Roman Catholic cardinals started
to move into sequestered lodgings Sunday ahead of a conclave to
elect a new pontiff, with no clear favorite in sight to succeed
Pope John Paul II.

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April 18th, 2005  
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Europe represents only 25 percent of global Catholics but has 50 percent of the cardinals in the conclave, which may explain the Frenchman and two Italians who are placed behind Ratzinger in the early betting odds.
This part is quite telling.