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932 here in New York now we are learning from the Vatican new details -- -- and the cardinals will select.
The next hope we've been waiting on this we should get a headline any moment now to take you live -- -- Rome Italy just outside the walls of Vatican City check in now -- Amy Kellogg and what do you hear about the start of the conclave there Amy hello and good afternoon.
-- -- what we're hearing that decision will be made this afternoon in the meeting that the cardinals have called the congregation so we should know.
Early evening Rome time -- your time the date for that all important conclave the Vatican spokesman kept saying.
Well let's say it's Monday Tuesday or Wednesday today leading us to believe that it will likely be Monday to start Tuesday or Wednesday.
But we will get that definite information -- later on today now.
Meanwhile the Italian press has been speculating that.
There -- two camps.
To sort of possible Pope camps now reformers.
And the Romans that reformers backing.
The milanese cardinal -- or possibly even an American.
And the Romans wanting the Brazilian cardinals share or possibly -- from Argentina.
But of course -- this is all speculation in the press we will only know the real deal.
Once the conclave gets going and we see the white smoke bill.
-- one of them sent out a tweet which which based on what we're here this week is an absolute no no.
Talk about the other preparations -- what's happening there.
The other preparations.
Are that of course the Sistine Chapel is getting itself ready because that's for the conclave takes place -- waiting to see that chimney.
-- what -- on top of the Sistine Chapel where black smoke means no -- and white smoke.
White smoke means -- -- pop them in Latin we have a Pope.
There are people all over this town -- -- incredibly anxious to know what the outcome of this of this will be.
People who are directly connected to the Vatican like the -- -- to the Vatican who will be making all of the gifts that the new Pope.
We'll be taking on overseas trips religious gifts he will have to include a new coat of arms.
On need gifts that he makes for the Pope to take a -- I asked him.
What he thought what his gut was telling him about where the vote might go and here's what he had to say.
Almost a bit total -- of the the famous -- saying that we Romans -- -- close -- the Vatican have is that -- you and does the conclave as opposed.
In other words gays in as the favorites because he's not elected -- And apparently bill the Vatican has signed off on this website adopt a cardinal.
People around the world voting for I should say praying for cardinals not for a particular cardinal to win.
The position of -- or be elect did.
But simply for them to get through the process with the peace of mind that they need 220000.
People around the world now praying for these cardinals as they get ready.
To elect a new Pope curable -- -- they can -- thank you Amy Amy Kellogg.
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