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Cardinals meet again; still no word on when voting for new pope will commence

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VATICAN CITY -

The cardinals kept their vow of secrecy as they arrived for their second meeting of the day.

The last of the voting cardinals arrived from Vietnam today. All 115 are finally present, and now a date can be set for voting to begin.

During their morning session, the cardinals were briefed on the Church's finances. They also continued to discuss what a Vatican spokesman called, "the profile of the next pope."

Journalists are huddled outside the entrance to the pre-conclave talks trying to catch up with the cardinals and find out any bits of information about what's going on inside those meetings.

The Cardinals are not allowed to reveal what's said in their secret talks, but there have been leaks to the Italian press.

Vatican workers continued to transform the Sistine Chapel into a papal polling place. They covered the Chapel windows so no one can look inside.

They constructed a raised wooden floor to make it level with the altar, and to protect the Chapel's mosaic tiling.

Two stoves were installed: one to burn ballots, the other to send up smoke indicating when a vote has taken place.

Crews also prepared the Vatican gardens for the next pontiff. Danielle Nottingham, CBS News, Vatican City.

In the past, cardinals have complained that their set up in the Sistine Chapel is too cramped because a marble divider only allows them to use about half of the Chapel .

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