I wrote an inaccurate post a few minutes ago in which I said that the Papal Conclave was due to begin Monday.
I was wrong. A kind reader corrected me, but I’m afraid I lost their comment when I deleted the inaccurate post. If he or she will contact me, I will gladly give them credit for the save.
What I should have said, and what, according to CNN news is accurate, is that the First Congregation of Cardinals is scheduled to meet Monday, March 4. This meeting will establish the timetable for electing the next pope. However, the date for the actual date for the conclave may not be set at this time.
Apologies for my mistake, and thank you to the kind reader who corrected me.
The CNN article explaining all this says in part: