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The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church gather in the Vatican to select a successor to Benedict XVI

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Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, of Nigeria, leaves after a cardinals' meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Oswald Gracias, of India, arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Reiner Maria Woelki, of Germany, arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Dominik Duka, of the Czech Republic, is escorted by police as he arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Giuseppe Betori is escorted by police as he arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi arrives for a meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Colombian Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez walks in St. Peter's Square after attending a cardinals' meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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German Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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German Cardinal Walter Kasper walks in St. Peter's Square after attending a cardinals' meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Robert Sarah, of Guinea, walks in St. Peter's Square after attending a cardinals' meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Canadian Thomas Christopher Cardinal Collins walks in St. Peter's Square after attending a cardinals' meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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An unidentified cardinal arrives for a meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan arrives for a meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Hungarian Cardinal Peter Erdo arrives for a meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Indian Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez, of Mexico, waves to reporters as he arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet, right, speaks with an unidentified cardinal as they arrive for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn smiles as he arrives for a meeting at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Australian Cardinal George Pell arrives for a meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, March 4, 2013.

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