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Cardinal O’Malley arrives in Rome for papal conclave

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley has arrived in Rome, where he is joining the conclave of cardinals gathering to elect the next pope.

In recent days, O’Malley, head of the Archdiocese of Boston, has brushed aside reports that he is a long shot candidate for the papacy, which will be vacated by current Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday.

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