Latest News Wires Cardinals hold first pre-conclave meeting in Rome amid scandal (+video)

The Vatican says most of the 115 cardinals have arrived to begin the process of selecting the next pope of the Catholic Church. But there are other issues for them to deal with.

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Cardinals from around the world gathered Monday inside the Vatican for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope, amid scandals inside and out of the Vatican and the continued reverberations of Benedict XVI's decision to retire.