• Rights & Access -- Papal Transition 2005 Web Archive

    Many, if not all, of the websites in the collection and elements incorporated into the websites (e.g., photographs, articles, graphical representations) are protected by copyright. The materials may also be subject to publicity rights, privacy rights, or other legal interests. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with the person desiring to use the ...

  • About this Collection -- Papal Transition 2005 Web Archive

    On April 2, 2005, Pope John Paul II died at the age of 84; seventeen days later, on April 19, 2005, Pope Benedict XVI was elected the 265th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The death of a presiding pope of the Catholic Church is an event that affects more than one billion Catholics worldwide and marks the departure of an influential world leader. ...

    • Date: 2005