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Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai participates in papal conclave

  • By Maja Micudova and 1 other
  • Last Update: 4 years ago
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St. Peter Basilica in Vatican

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The Patriarch of Maronite Church Beshara Rai visits Rome to participate in the conclave of cardinals electing a successor of Pope Benedict XVI.

"As a cardinal, the patriarch will definitely participate in the conclave of cardinals to elect the new pope," said Rai's spokesman Walid Ghayad.

This is a subevent of: Papal conclave opens under amended law to elect Benedict XVI's successor

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