From IHE, can believers and unbelievers find fellowship? Scott McLemee on Jurgen Habermas, Umberto Eco, and their dialogues with the Catholic Church. From the Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy, Joe Dalession on the papal conclave and international relations. Andrew Sullivan on why the next pope will probably be dreadful. Papal Abdication: Mike Duncan and Jason Novak on a potpourri of popery. From NYRB, does the pope matter? Garry Wills wonders. Papal Conclave 101: Edward Pentin on the mechanics of electing a new pope. What goes on behind the closed doors before the smoke appears? Here are 10 lesser-known facts about the conclave. Popealarm.com offers e-notification of new pope selection. Popeology 101: Howard Chua-Eoan on how to interpret the Sistine Chapel results. What will happen once the pope is elected? Papal election triggers doomsday theories.

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