Death of the pope?

Question: 

What do we say during the Eucharistic Prayer when the pope has died and during the period when we have no pope?

--Serious in Seattle

Answer: 

When the seat is vacant (sede vacante) of any bishop, including the pope, the name is omitted until there is a new pope elected. In a sense, one skips that part and continues with the Eucharistic Prayer.

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