WATCH LIVE: The Catholic Church announces the new pope
We've seen the white smoke. Now we're only waiting for a name...
The Vatican sent white smoke wafting through the atmosphere on Wednesday. Watch a stream live from Vatican TV above, and follow along with updates here.
Chris Gayomali is the science and technology editor for TheWeek.com. Sometimes he writes about other stuff. His work has also appeared in TIME, Men's Journal, Esquire, and The Atlantic.
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