Cardinals gather before the start of the

Cardinals gather before the start of the

Cardinals gather before the start of the conclave at the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican 18 April 2005. Shut away from the eyes of the world, Roman Catholic cardinals opened a days-long conclave of ancient tradition and utmost secrecy to elect one of their number as their 265th pope. AFP PHOTO POOL ARTURO MARI (Photo credit should read ARTURO MARI/AFP/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: RC123