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 American Cardinals walk to a bus to take them from the North American College to St. Peter's Basilica where a special Mass will be celebrated before they enter the conclave to decide who the next pope will be on March 12, 2013 in Rome, Italy.
 American Cardinals walk to a bus to take them from the North American College to St. Peter's Basilica where a special Mass will be celebrated before they enter the conclave to decide who the next pope will be on March 12, 2013 in Rome, Italy.

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Christopher Lamb of Catholic publication "The Tablet" weighs in on the future of the Roman Catholic pontificate.

World descends on Vatican for conclave

Christopher Lamb of Catholic publication "The Tablet" weighs in on the future of the Roman Catholic pontificate.