Note: Because the voting is done behind closed doors, the live stream will only show the shot of the Sistine Chapel chimney.
5:00 a.m. (EDT)
A special mass was held in St Peter's and attended by the 115 cardinals ahead of the conclave.
11:30 a.m. (EDT)
The cardinals will enter the Sistine Chapel to begin the papal conclave and the door will be closed behind them.
1:30 p.m. (EDT)
Shot of Sistine Chapel chimney from Peter's Square as cardinals take part in the papal conclave. After each round of voting, either black or white smoke will appear from the chimney. Black smoke means no clear winner, white smoke means a new pope has been chosen.