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A plume of black smoke eminates from the chimney atop the Sistine Chapel at St. Peter's Square, signaling that the cardinals had not yet elected a pope. (Genaro Molina / LAT / April 19, 2005) Pope Benedict XVI's resignation sets in motion a complex sequence of events to elect the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Electing a successor to Pope Benedict XVI: conclave, oath, chimney smoke http://t.co/hWRgbrBm

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