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  • The four favorites . including Baggia . the most likely successor as Supreme Pontiff . how is it possible?
  • It was once in a lifetime, usually never, that a cardinal had the chance to be elected Supreme Pontiff, and by Vatican Law the cardinal had to be inside the Sistine Chapel when the vote took place.
  • I elect as Supreme Pontiff . Then he announced the nominee’s name that had been written beneath it.

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  • The lot o’ them been lording the big secret over folk for half a year, smug as pontiffs."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • People aren’t ordinarily carried in chairs in New Hampshire, and as they raised him up he looked very strange to me, like some tragic and exalted personage, a stricken pontiff.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace

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