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Conclaves' Secrecy Inspires a Niche of Fiction

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Conclaves' Secrecy Inspires a Niche of Fiction

Conclaves' Secrecy Inspires a Niche of Fiction

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Robert Siegel talks with Jesuit priests Father Mark Lewis, interim director of Catholic Studies at John Carroll University in Cleveland, and Father James Martin, the associate editor at America magazine in New York. They discuss the micro-genre of conclave novels that have been hot sellers over the past 50 years.