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Get your own Habemus Papam alarm

An email or text message to tell you the moment the pope is elected

Get your own Habemus Papam alarm

March 12, 2013

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FOCUS - the Fellowship of Catholic University Students - has come up with a clever alarm that will alert you instantly when the announcement of a new pope is made.

You have options to receive the alert by email or text, or both, although texts can only be sent to US numbers and there has been such a massive flood of requests, the developers battling to keep up with demand.  

But the service is free and you can register for it in moments at

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