Black Smoke, No Pope Yet As Cardinals Begin Voting At VaticanThe first vote was held around 2:40 p.m. Boston time and black smoke emerged from the Sistine Chapel chimney at the Vatican, signalling no pope has been chosen yet.
Papal Conclave: Cardinal Sean O'Malley Still Among Front-RunnersVatican officials say it is possible the cardinals may decide not to vote Tuesday, but if they do, it would be late in the day.
Reporting From Rome: O’Malley Makes Last Public Appearance Before ConclaveIf Roman waiters and cab drivers are any indication, Cardinal Sean has the popular vote.
Reporting From Rome: O'Malley Speculation Rampant Among MediaIn the absence of information, there is rampant speculation. One Italian newspaper polled its writers -- asking them to guess which Cardinals are now the leading candidates to become the next pope.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley At Vatican As Conclave Preparations BeginBoston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley is now at the Vatican to prepare for the election of the next pope.
What Is The Conclave?So what is a conclave and what happens there?