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VIDEO: White Smoke, Bells Signal New Pope Has Been Selected

A new pope has been selected. As is customary, the first sign that the 115 cardinals had to come to agreement, was that white smoke emerged from a chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel.

Here's video of the moment the smoke came up:

Here's a bit of video from Catholic News Service that shows the moment bells started ringing through St. Peter's Square:

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