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#PopeFrancis kissed more babies today. See some in this album: on.fb.me/YvdFMs
You seen photo of pope checking out ystdy of place he had stayed? What if you worked there? (L'Osservatore photo)
Another view of our new pope (CNS hoto/Paul Haring)
Pope Francis I addresses world for 1st time from the central balcony today. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
CNS PHOTOS: Crowds in St. Peter's Square this morning see more black smoke http://on.fb.me/YZO4tZ
The wait begins: People look to the Sistine Chapel chimney tonight for #conclave clues (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
CNS GRAPHIC: Inside the conclave.
CNS PHOTOS: Scenes from the Vatican as the church readies for the #conclave http://on.fb.me/YW7Oi5
Here are photos of the 11 U.S. cardinals who will enter the #conclave (CNS graphic)
With 115 cardinal electors a near certainty, here's updated CNS graphic on where they're from
Now there are 115: Cardinal Jean-Baptiste Pham Minh Man of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, arrives (CNS/Paul Haring)
Cardinals arriving for pre-conclave meetings, including this one on his bike. Full album: http://on.fb.me/15A9XpR
Pope Benedict XVI waves as he leaves his final general audience today. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
PHOTO: St. Peter's Square on the eve of B16's final audience http://on.fb.me/YBiSoC
GRAPHIC: Cardinal electors by region of the world (corrected version)
CNS graphic: The four oldest popes in history
Cardinals in a conclave no longer have to sleep on cots. See where they'll stay http://bit.ly/XiLimS Photo:
Creative captioning this week by @Poynter (in http://bit.ly/XBYPSC)
New photo album: Ash Wednesday scenes in the US http://on.fb.me/12hVRuc
More photos from pope's Ash Wednesday Mass, likely the last public liturgy led by B16 http://on.fb.me/X5QCdo
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