How many days to wait for a Pope?

Here is the list of 

Sede Vacante MMXIII (1)
Past Sede Vacante periods 
1799 – 2005.
1799:  Pius VI – Pius VII ~207 days (longest)
1823:  Pius VII – Leo XII ~39 days
1829:  Leo XII – Pius VIII ~49 days
1830:  Pius VIII – Gregory XVI ~63 days
1846:  Gregory XVI – Pius IX ~15 days
1878:  Pius IX – Leo XIII ~13 days (shortest)
1903:  Leo XIII – Pius X ~15 days
1914:  Pius X – Benedict XV ~14 days
1922:  Benedict XV – Pius XI ~15 days
1939:  Pius XI – Pius XII ~20 days
1958:  Pius XII – John XXIII ~19 days
1963:  John XXIII – Paul VI ~18 days
1978:  Paul VI – John Paul I ~20 days
1978:  John Paul I – John Paul II ~18 days
2005:  John Paul II – Benedict XVI ~17 days
2013:  Benedict XVI –  ~? days
Advertisements
Leave a comment

4 Comments

  1. Hopefully this Sede Vacante period will be short. May the Holy Spirit guide the Cardinals. God Bless.

    Reply
  2. I agree with Teresa.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: