VATICAN CITY — The day when the cardinals begin to vote for the next pope will be announced after 7pm local time.
“The result of the voting of when the conclave will take place will be announced after the cardinals’ afternoon meeting at 7pm,” said the Holy See Press Office director, Father Federico Lombardi.
“The conclave will not be tomorrow or Sunday, but it could be sometime early next week,” said Father Lombardi.
He added that the cardinals will meet in a session tomorrow morning, but not in the afternoon. On Sunday, many of the cardinals will celebrate Mass in their titular churches.