Compromise, Election by

Compromise, Election By is one of the modes of electing the pope. When the cardinals fail to agree upon any one candidate, they sometimes refer the matter to a committee of their own number by way of compromise, binding themselves to nominate as pope the person on whom the arbiters shall fix. SEE POPE.

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