April 18, 2005: Cardinals prepare for conclave

Cardinals gather before the start of the conclave at the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican on April 18, 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. (Arturo Mari/AFP/Getty Images)

Cardinals gather before the start of the conclave at the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican on April 18, 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. (Arturo Mari/AFP/Getty Images)