Acclamation (Papal elections)

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Acclamation was formerly one of the methods of papal election.wikipedia
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Papal conclave

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Acclamation was formerly one of the methods of papal election.
Aeterni Patris Filius did not eliminate the possibility of election by acclamation, but did require that a secret ballot take place first before a pope could be elected.

Pope Gregory VII

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Pope Gregory VII was one of the few popes elected by acclamation.

Pope

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The method of electing the Roman Pontiff is contained in the constitutions of Gregory XV Æterni Patris Filius and Decet Romanum Pontificem, Urban VIII's constitution Ad Romani Pontificis Providentiam, and John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis, issued in 1996.
Traditionally, the vote was conducted by Acclamation, by selection (by committee), or by plenary vote.

Pope Fabian

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The congregation took this as a sign that he was marked out for this dignity, and Fabian was at once proclaimed bishop by acclamation.

Aeterni Patris Filius

Æterni Patris Filius
The method of electing the Roman Pontiff is contained in the constitutions of Gregory XV Æterni Patris Filius and Decet Romanum Pontificem, Urban VIII's constitution Ad Romani Pontificis Providentiam, and John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis, issued in 1996.
Gregory sought wide input from the reforms, and heard arguments from Robert Bellarmine and Federico Borromeo, who advocated for an end to election by acclamation because it made it impossible to determine how many votes were cast and prevented secrecy in the elections.

Angels & Demons

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In the 2000 book Angels & Demons, Camerlengo Carlo Ventresca is elected by acclamation.
It is revealed that the cardinals' endorsing of him would have made him Pope by acclamation.

Acclamation

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This form of election is most commonly associated with papal elections (see Acclamation in papal elections), though this method was discontinued by Pope John Paul II's apostolic constitution Universi Dominici gregis.

Pope Joan (2009 film)

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Meanwhile, Lothair's ally Anastasius successfully plots to murder Sergius in order to became pope himself, but the people elect Johanna as his successor by acclamation.

Quia propter

It recognized three processes for unanimous agreement: "acclamation", "scrutiny" (balloting), and "compromissum" (compromise committee).

Domenico Toschi

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Toschi was a candidate for the papacy in the May 1605 papal conclave, and was almost acclaimed pope, but Caesar Baronius intervened, objecting that Toschi was unfit for the papacy because his language and dress would cause scandal.

Pietro Campori

Borghese wanted to have Campori elected by acclamation on the first night of the conclave, but the ambassador of Louis XIII of France had a letter excluding Campori from election to the papacy, and waited for cardinals opposed to Campori to arrive before leaving so as to not have to formally exclude him.

Papal conclave, 1655

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On the first scrutiny on 7 April 1655, 20 written ballots were cast for Chigi, before the other electors acclaimed him pope after a conclave lasting 80 days.

Papal conclave, April 1555

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On April 9 at 11 p.m. they elected by acclamation Cardinal Marcello Cervini. He was proposed by French faction, but obtained also the support of the Imperial cardinals (e.g. Madruzzo ) despite the expressed wishes of Charles V against Cervini's election.

Pope Urban VIII

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The method of electing the Roman Pontiff is contained in the constitutions of Gregory XV Æterni Patris Filius and Decet Romanum Pontificem, Urban VIII's constitution Ad Romani Pontificis Providentiam, and John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis, issued in 1996.

Pope John Paul II

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The method of electing the Roman Pontiff is contained in the constitutions of Gregory XV Æterni Patris Filius and Decet Romanum Pontificem, Urban VIII's constitution Ad Romani Pontificis Providentiam, and John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis, issued in 1996.

Universi Dominici gregis

The method of electing the Roman Pontiff is contained in the constitutions of Gregory XV Æterni Patris Filius and Decet Romanum Pontificem, Urban VIII's constitution Ad Romani Pontificis Providentiam, and John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis, issued in 1996.

Compromise

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These were, namely, by scrutiny, by compromise, and by acclamation (or "quasi-inspiration").

Holy Spirit

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As this was required to be done without previous consultation or negotiation it was looked on as proceeding from the Holy Spirit and hence was also designated "quasi-inspiration".

Pope Gregory III

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Pope Gregory XV

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The method of electing the Roman Pontiff is contained in the constitutions of Gregory XV Æterni Patris Filius and Decet Romanum Pontificem, Urban VIII's constitution Ad Romani Pontificis Providentiam, and John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis, issued in 1996.

Pope Benedict XVI

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On June 11, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI issued a motu proprio which requires a two-thirds majority regardless of the number of ballots it takes to elect a new Pope.