“Cardinals’ divisions include traditionalist vs. reformer theory”

TIP:  There will be two votes – if needed – this morning and then black or white smoke. This will repeat in the afternoon. Black = no Pope and white = Pope chosen.  White smoke will be accompanied by the ringing of bells.

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(CBS News) VATICAN CITY – The winds of change are speeding up over the Vatican. The conclave vote will determine which way they blow.

Electing a pope is a political as well as a religious event. There are serious fault lines in the College of Cardinals.

Some are traditionalists, many of them in the entrenched Vatican establishment.

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