Friday, March 08, 2013
Vatican Elects New Pope March 12, 2013
The Sistine Chapel where selected Roman Catholic Cardinals for the Conclave election of a new pope is being installed with the two stoves that would produce white smoke from burnt ballot papers. As of the announcement at the Vatican Friday, March 8, 2013, no particular candidate stands out to succeed Pope Benedict XVI. A new pope would emerge Tuesday, March 12, 2013.