The 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.
Vatican officials say it is possible the cardinals may decide not to vote Tuesday, but if they do, it would be late in the day.
If Roman waiters and cab drivers are any indication, Cardinal Sean has the popular vote.
In 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.
As long a shot as it may be, Cardinal Sean O’Malley and Cardinal Dolan from New York are mentioned as possible choices to be the next pope.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.
Adam Kaufman is back for another edition of “5 Questions,” this time joined by Damon Amendolara to get his takes on the hottest stories in Boston sports.
Benji Smith and Emily Lau were passengers on the Costa Concordia. They say they received little help from the Italian authorities, the ship company, and the American Embassy.
The Italy ship disaster could affect future safety procedures on cruise ships worldwide.
Having seen the duplication of effort of sailors doing that work, it seems almost impossible for a disaster of this scope to take place.