Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks during a press conference at the North American College on March 5, 2013 in Rome. (Photo credit ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

O’Malley: Boston May Have Played Role In 15-Day Wait For Conclave

There are still a few cardinals missing at the Vatican and until they arrive, the conclave to elect a new pope can’t begin.


Cardinal Sean O'Malley arrives at the Vatican March 4, 2013. (Photo credit VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

O’Malley: ‘I’m A Very Dark Horse’ In Pope Speculation

Despite the buzz surrounding him the last two weeks, Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley says he’s a “very dark horse” in the race to become the next pope.


Students at St. Joseph Prep in Brighton

Local Catholic Students Witness History As Pope Departs

Theology class turned in to a history lesson for sophomores at St. Joseph Prep in Brighton as they watched the pope they knew, and their church, walk in to the unknown.


Cardinal Sean O'Malley on a flight to Rome on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. (Photo courtesy: Gregory L. Tracy, The Pilot)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley At Vatican As Conclave Preparations Begin

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley is now at the Vatican to prepare for the election of the next pope.


Cardinal Sean O'Malley visits the Pine Street Inn on Christmas Eve. (credit: Carl Stevens/CBS)

Who Is Sean Cardinal O’Malley?

O’Malley, 68, is best known as a reformer in the American Catholic Church when it comes to repairing the damage from the clergy sex abuse scandals.


White smoke vents up from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals had elected a new leader after a conclave lasting little more than 24 hours, April 19, 2005 at Vatican City. (Photo credit THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

What Is The Conclave?

So what is a conclave and what happens there?


Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass at The Chapel Pastoral Center February 22, 2013 in Braintree, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Sean Cardinal O’Malley Biography

Here is a timeline of the career of Sean Cardinal O’Malley.


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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Dan Rea’s Nomination For The Next Pope

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Cardinal Sean O'Malley with Pope Benedict XVI, March 24, 2006. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley On Short List Of Pope Candidates?

Cardinal Sean O’Malley’s name has surfaced at the Vatican as a possible successor to Pope Benedict XVI, who is retiring at the end of this month.


Pope Benedict XVI. (Photo credit VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Pope Benedict Steps Down

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