Reporting From Rome: No One Surprised To See Black SmokeThere weren't big crowds in St. Peter's Square today largely because the weather was dreadful.
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.