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Journalists wait under rain on the roof of the colonnade at St... News PhotoColonnade,Horizontal,International Landmark,Journalist,Papal Conclave,Religion,Roof,St. Peter's Square,State of the Vatican City,Vatican,WaitingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPJournalists wait under rain on the roof of the colonnade at St Peter's square during the conclave on March 12, 2013 at the Vatican. Cardinals moved into the Vatican today as the suspense mounted ahead of a secret papal election with no clear frontrunner to steer the Catholic world through troubled waters after Benedict XVI's historic resignation.The 115 cardinal electors who pick the next leader of 1.2 billion Catholics in a conclave in the Sistine Chapel will live inside the Vatican walls completely cut off from the outside world until they have made their choice. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE,FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)