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Choosing the name Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected pope on April 19, 2005.
On the first conclave of the new millennium, white smoke billows from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel.
Have you ever wondered where the tradition of putting up a tree for Christmas came from? Or why we light a menorah for Hanukkah? Find out about the interesting origins of many holiday traditions right here.