Conflict & Justice

Behind Conclave Doors: Choosing Pope Benedict XVI's Successor


Credit: Clayton Tang

Sistine Chapel (Photo: Clayton Tang/Wiki Commons)

The conclave to elect Pope Benedict XVI's successor will likely get underway next week.

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Once it begins, the 115 cardinals who take part will be shut off from the world until a new pope is elected.

Reporter Megan Williams takes us along for a rare tour of the conclave facilities at the Vatican.