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A picture shows a statue of the colonnade and the dome of the St... News PhotoColonnade,Dome,Horizontal,International Landmark,Papal Conclave,Religion,St. Peter's Basilica - The Vatican,State of the Vatican City,Statue,VaticanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture shows a statue of the colonnade and the dome of the St Peter's basilica 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 / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI,TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)