Day: March 13, 2013

Pink smoke

After a couple days of black smoke, those anxiously waiting outside the Sistine Chapel finally saw what they were waiting for: white smoke…the confirmation of a new pope. During the day, many also saw pink smoke:

The white smoke has billowed

We have a pope, folks. Well, actually, of course, it’s the Roman Catholics who have a pope. White smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel just a few moments ago, signaling election of a new pontiff. We could know the identity of the new pope within the hour. CNN reports from Rome: