VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Black smoke has billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel again Wednesday, meaning Roman Catholic cardinals have not elected a pope in their second or third rounds of balloting.
Cardinals voted twice this morning after a first vote Tuesday in a conclave to elect a successor to Benedict XVI. Another vote around 11 a.m. also failed to name a pope.
Here is how the rest of their day will unfold. (All smoke timings are approximate)
If they elect a pope in the second afternoon ballot, there will be white smoke around 7 p.m. (2 p.m. ET)
If they do not elect a pope in the afternoon session, there will be black smoke around 7 p.m. (2 p.m. ET)
7 p.m. (2 p.m. ET)
Cardinals recite the Vesper Prayers in the Sistine Chapel.
7:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. ET)
Cardinals return to Santa Marta.
8 p.m. (3 p.m. ET)
Cardinals have dinner.