Conclave Central: Complete coverage of the 2013 conclave
This period of sede vacante will end sooner rather than later as 115 cardinal electors in Rome are now in a conclave where in a spirit of prayer and discernment they will select the next pope.
Refresh this page often for continuing updates of news related to the conclave and the papal transition all the way from “extra omens” (outside, all of you) to “habemus papam” (we have a pope).
First Results of Day 2: More black smoke on morning of conclave’s first full day
First Vote Results: Black smoke: Cardinals do not elect pope on first vote of the conclave