Chris Jansing is reporting live from Rome on the papal conclave - and brushing up on how to read smoke signals! Interested in the cardinals' first day of voting? Check out this must-read from Time magazine:
"The personality of the Pope and his biography will be paramount in judging what to expect from his rule over a spiritual empire that touches more than 1 billion souls and whose influence crosses borders and contends against other principalities and powers. But there is much to be gleaned about how the new Pope will administer his kingdom from what went into the Sistine Chapel with the 115 Cardinal electors charged with discerning God’s will for the leadership of the church."
It's our must read of the day, and you can check it out here.