Smoke signals say..

Still no decision from the Vatican.. but here’s a post on it anyway. John at Irish Eagle has an interesting, as always, round-up of reactions to Cardinal Ratzinger’s campaign speech yesterday.. while everyone’s waiting. If you want to watch as well, then there are several options. Vatican TV has a live camera on St Peter’s Square (the live-feed is in a variety of formats) or, by way of the Guardian NewsBlog, the Washington Post provides a close-up view of any new smoke signals.[RealPlayer req.]
Update WHITE SMOKE!!
Update Part 2 and it’s Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger.. now Pope Benedict XVI.. hmmm.

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