March 8, 2013, Friday — Conclave Begins Tuesday
The cardinals voted today to begin the Conclave on Tuesday, March 12.
There will be 115 electors.
The cardinals will move the Domus Santa Marta on Monday evening. On Tuesday morning, all cardinals will celebrate the Mass Pro Eligendo Pontefice (“For the Electing of a Pontiff”). They will then have lunch in the Domus Santa Marta and after lunch will go to the Sistine Chapel to begin the voting process.