Passing the Keys: Modern Cardinals, Conclaves, and the Election of the Next Pope

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Madison Books, 1999 - Religion - 522 pages
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Burkle-Young describes the principle candidates in the early negotiations for the conclave that will elect the next Pope and chronicles John Paul II's most likely successors.

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Contents

The Beginnings of the Contemporary Church l
1
Aggiornamento The Election of John XXIII 1958 59
121
Pauls Revolution Changes in the Cardinalate 19631978
181
The Pauline Elections The Conclaves of 1978
227
The Early Years 19781991
295
The Later Years 19921998
351
The Coming Election
399
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About the author (1999)

Burkle-Young is a consultant for Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report on the workings of the Vatican. He is an historian and professor.

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