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Live from Rome: White smoke from the Sistine Chapel

The world waits for word from the conclave


 

At 7:05 p.m. local time, white smoke appeared from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, signalling the election of a new pope. While we wait for word on the selection, here are sights and sounds from the square:


 
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Live from Rome: White smoke from the Sistine Chapel

  1. As a protestant, congratulations on your new church leader.,

    • The leadership of the church hasn’t changed, we just selected a new vicar for him. The leader rose on the third day and reigns in glory.

  2. ‘Centuries Of Make-Believe Reaffirmed For The Masses

    And, they all get to wear party dresses!’

    • Thou shalt not covet the party dresses of others!

      • Heh….saw an orange number there the other day that really stood out

  3. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina….Pope Francis

  4. 76 years old. Another caretaker. When in doubt, defer.