February 19, 2013. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-)
John Paul II unified all the rules regarding the Sede Vacante and the conclave within the Apostolic Consititution Universi Dominici Gregis.
Signed on February 22, 1996, the judicial document
without a doubt help navigate the process developing in the coming weeks. Benedict XVI issued a motu propio
to modify one of the articles. According to the change, to be elected Pope, a candidate must always receive two thirds
of the votes. The old article, allowed for election by simple majority after 27 ballots. FULL TEXT OF THE APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION UNIVERSI DOMINICI GREGIS