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Here's some interesting trivia about Popes, Conclaves and more!
Popes have always been elected to their position by the College of Cardinals.
How many votes from the College of Cardinals does it take to declare a new Pope?
Two thirds of the votes plus one
Half of the votes
Half of the votes plus one
Two thirds of the votes
What was the longest interregnum between popes?
Two years and 9 months
Five years and 2 months
Can any baptized male be elected Pope?
White smoke has always been used to announce the choosing of a new pope.
All cardinals are appointed to their positions by a pope. Can they all vote for a new pope when the time comes?
Urban VII set a record for the shortest papacy. How many days was he in office?
If you were elected pope, what would your chances of becoming a saint be?
1 out of 6
1 out of 3
1 out of 10
1 out of 4
Why do popes wear white?
It symbolizes pure light.
It signifies that the pope will not get dirty.
It is easy to recognize him in a crowd.
It was a "fashion trend" in 1566 brought on by the newly elected Pope Pius V.
Who was the first pope to change his name?
Pope John II, formerly Mercury
Pope Pius III, formerly Francesco
Pope Sylvester II, formerly Gerbert
Pope Innocent XIII, formerly Michaelangelo
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