The Vatican Prepares For The Election Of The Next Pope

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The clock framed by the Colonnade at the St. Peter's Basilica on... News PhotoClock,Colonnade,Horizontal,Human Interest,International Landmark,Religion,Spirituality,St. Peter's Basilica - The Vatican,State of the Vatican City,VaticanPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesVATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 11: The clock framed by the Colonnade at the St. Peter's Basilica on March 11, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Cardinals are set to enter the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he became the first pope in 600 years to resign from the role. The conclave is scheduled to start on March 12 inside the Sistine Chapel and will be attended by 115 cardinals as they vote to select the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)