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Passing the Keys : Modern Cardinals, Conclaves, and the Election of the Next Pope - Francis A. Burkle-Young

Passing the Keys

Modern Cardinals, Conclaves, and the Election of the Next Pope

Hardcover Published: 28th September 1999
ISBN: 9781568331300
Number Of Pages: 522

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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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A masterful revelation of the strategies and politics that infuse the election of popes in this century... Dr. Burkle-Young is... the chief American expert on the history of the College of Cardinals and its future. -- George Allan Cate, University of Maryland Well-documented, well-footnoted and well-written. -- Father John T. Myler Catholic Times

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. xv
The Beginnings of the Contemporary Churchp. 1
"...Ancestral Voices" (The Election of Pius XII, 1939)p. 29
Aggiornamento (The Election of John XXIII, 1958)p. 59
Preserving the Legacy (The Election of Paul VI, 1963)p. 121
Paul's Revolution (Changes in the Cardinalate, 1963-1978)p. 181
The Pauline Elections (The Conclaves of 1978)p. 227
John Paul II and the College: The Early Years, 1978-1991p. 295
John Paul II and the College: The Later Years, 1992-1998p. 351
The Coming Electionp. 399
Universi Dominici Gregisp. 437
Romano Pontifici Eligendop. 467
Ingravescentem AEtatemp. 497
For Further Readingp. 501
Indexp. 513
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ISBN: 9781568331300
ISBN-10: 1568331304
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 522
Published: 28th September 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.51
Weight (kg): 0.97