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A picture shows the curtains hanged on the central balcony of St... News PhotoBalcony,Catholicism,Curtain,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,International Landmark,Night,Papal Conclave,Religion,St. Peter's Basilica - The Vatican,State of the Vatican City,Vatican City,WindowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture shows the curtains hanged on the central balcony of St Peter's basilica at night on the eve of the conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican. Catholic cardinals had a final day of jockeying for position the same day before shutting themselves into the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope after Benedict XVI's shock resignation, with an Italian and a Brazilian who both head powerful archdioceses among the top contenders. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS,GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)