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Silhouettes of statues on the colonnade at St Peter square ahead of... Nieuwsfoto'sConclaaf,Geloof,Godsdienstige gebouwen,Horizontaal,Illustratie,Illustratietechniek,Internationaal monument,Katholicisme,Nacht,Sint-Pietersbasiliek,Sint-Pietersplein,Standbeeld,Vaticaanstad,Vaticaanstad - Staat,ZuilengalerijPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSilhouettes of statues on the colonnade at St Peter square ahead 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 / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE,FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)