Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran Will Announce the New Pope


HABEMUS PAPAM! As white smoke is still emerging from the Sistine Chapel chimney, the sign that the 115 cardinals who convened in The Vatican to elect a replacement for former Pope Benedict XVI — who shocked the world in February by resigning from his post citing health reasons — have successfully competed their mission. According to CNN, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran will reveal the name of the new pontiff within the hour. Then, the new pope will show up at the legendary balcony to address the millions of pilgrims and tourists who have been waiting in anticipation since Tuesday. Click here for a list of the front runners.