Ever since I learned the pope was resigning, I have been wondering how a name is chosen for the pope. This gave me my answer.
“What’s in a name? Clues to be found in next pope’s moniker” by Laura Smith-Park, CNN (4 March 2013)
The secret election to pick a new pope has yet to begin. But whoever is picked may already be mulling over a choice of name — and what it means.