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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Black smoke from the chimney atop the Sistine Chapel signaled that the first day of the conclave ended without the election of a new pope.


    • none sense,how will God pick a new one, but through this proceedure for sure,yes God will pick the right one

      • So does God pick him, or doesn’t he? Why not eliminate all the hassle and just shine a light down from heaven on whoever he wants?