Catholic faithfuls pray as Papal nuncio, Luigi Bianco (out of frame), celebrates a mass in honour of the election of the new Pope Francis I, in Tegucigalpa on March 14, 2013. Pope Francis and the cardinals who made him the first Latin American leader of the Catholic Church returned to the Sistine Chapel on Thursday, this time to celebrate mass together.
How do you make conclave smoke?
Vatican is revealing what the smoke signals emerging from the Sistine Chapel chimney are made of, after the stir caused by how much more distinct the black smoke in this conclave has been compared to the past.The Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi Read more »
Cardinals resume vote on 2nd day of conclave
are returning to the Sistine Chapel for a second day of voting to choose a new pope after their first ballot yielded no winner and a great plume of black smoke emerged from the Sistine Chapel chimney.The schedule for Wednesday's voting includes a brief prayer Read more »
Cardinals celebrate Mass before entering conclave
who can inspire Catholics at a time of waning faith.In the afternoon, the 115 cardinal electors will file into the frescoed Sistine Chapel singing the Litany of Saints, a hypnotic chant imploring the intercession of saints to help them choose a pope. They Read more »
Schedule of voting during the papal conclave
8:15 a.m. (3:15 a.m. EDT; 0715 GMT): Mass in the Pauline Chapel.-- 9:30 a.m. (4:30 a.m. EDT; 0830 GMT): Prayer in the Sistine Chapel, voting starts.-- 12:30 p.m. (7:30 a.m. EDT; 1130 GMT): Cardinals retire to their hotel for lunch.-- 4 p.m. (11 a.m. EDT; 1500 Read more »
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