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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013
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(Rome: Diane Sawyer) The first black smoke message from the cardinals at the Vatican choosing the next pope and the earlier closing of the doors of the Sistine Chapel shown.

(Vatican City: Josh Elliott) The rituals on the first day of the conclave for the voting for the next pope featured; scenes shown of the cardinals, who vowed secrecy; details given about what happens after a pope is picked. [Cardinal Timothy DOLAN - comments.] [Pontifical University of the Holy Cross Father John WAUCK†- says there is a sanctity in the air.]

(Rome: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Rome: Cecilia Vega) The people outside the basilica featured; scenes shown of a protest by women stopped by Vatican police, the pilgrims at prayer and in the rain. [Texas Tanya GUERRERO, two PEOPLE - comments.]

(Rome: Diane Sawyer) A discussion held with Father Wauck about the first day of the conclave. [WAUCK - says there is a change in the tone as the conclave opened; speculates about what the cardinals are now thinking about; notes why the cab drivers favor an American.]

(Rome: Diane Sawyer) The popealarm.com Website and the ABC News coverage mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Elliott, Josh;
Vega, Cecilia
Duration:
00:08:20

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