How the Catholic Church will pick its new pope [VIDEO]

Will Rahn | Senior Editor

Pope Benedict’s announcement on Monday that he will become the first Catholic pontiff to step down in nearly 600 years means that the church will soon need to elect a new leader. But how will they do it?

Helpfully, a video flagged by The Washington Post and produced by the Catholic news site Busted Halo explains the process in just four easy minutes. Enjoy.

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