13 March 2013

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New pope elected: Live Report

Stay with us for the next few hours as we learn who Benedict XVI's successor will be and for all the breaking news and colour from the Vatican. 18:26:00: So who will be the new pontiff? That has not been made public yet, but the favourites include Brazil's Odilo Scherer, Canada's Marc Ouellet and Italy's Angelo Scola. They are all seen as conservatives similar to Benedict XVI in outlook.


New pope elected: Live Report (via AFP)
Alberto Pizzoli/AFPWhite smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals elected a new pope on the second day of their secret conclave on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican.WELCOME TO AFP'S LIVE REPORT on the election of a new pope after white smoke appears from the…

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