7 Quick Takes Friday (set #93)

This week: A video wrap-up of the conclave, starting with the very best overview video. Then, a more detailed one. When the doors to the Sistine Chapel were closed. When the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist heard of white smoke. A beautiful photo essay. Dublin’s tribute to Benedict XVI. A love story.

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This is a beautiful video from CatholicVote produced by GrassRoots Films from footage provided by Rome Reports on the election of Pope Francis. It is one to keep.

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Another very good video on the conclave:

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The start of the conclave. Extra omnes is Latin for “everyone out” (Cardinal Electors only).

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The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist were recording their debut album when news of white smoke reached them. It was time to drop everything:

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A beautiful photo essay covering the election of Pope Francis is at TotallyCoolPix. These are professional (copyrighted) photos from Reuters photographers.

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Here is another tribute video to Benedict XVI from the Archdiocese of Dublin:

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A love story:

Spotted by Marcel

Some random thoughts or bits of information are worthy of sharing but don’t warrant their own full post. This idea was started by Jennifer Fulwiler at Conversion Diary to address this blogging need. So, some Fridays I too participate when I have accumulated 7 worthy items. Thank you Jen for hosting this project!

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