Bell Ringing

Birds fly over the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel on March 12, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Vatican Blog: How Church Officials Plan To Signal A New Pope

Officials at the Vatican promise that in this conclave there will be no ambiguity. When a new pope is elected, the smoke will be white and it will be accompanied by a chorus of bells ringing out across the Vatican and Rome itself.


Salvation Army bell ringers are seen in Rockefeller Center - New York, NY - Dec 24, 2010 - Photo: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880

Bell Ringing Marathon In Rockefeller Center

In the cold and wind, the Salvation Army’s Gerardo Balmori and Giovanni Coello made it through the night singing Feliz Navidad again and again and again.