Cardinals' Second Vote Ends in No Decision Black smoke rose again Tuesday morning from the Sistine Chapel chimney, indicating that cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church have not yet elected a successor to Pope John Paul II.
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Cardinals' Second Vote Ends in No Decision

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Cardinals' Second Vote Ends in No Decision

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Cardinals' Second Vote Ends in No Decision

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A nun uses binoculars in St. Peter's Square while watching smoke rise from a chimney atop the Sistine Chapel, April 19. Reuters hide caption

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Black smoke rose again Tuesday morning from the Sistine Chapel chimney, indicating that cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church have not yet elected a successor to Pope John Paul II.

The cardinals, who began their deliberations Monday, have much to weigh, including the personalities of the candidates and major issues facing the church.

The 115 voting cardinals will reconvene Tuesday afternoon for the day's second and final session of secret balloting.

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