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Cardinal Peter Turkson

Basketball star Dennis Rodman walks near to the Vatican as he shows support for a black papal candidate on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman In Rome To Promote Cardinal From Ghana In PR Stunt

This is the second stop on Rodman’s bizarre global tour that started with a trip to North Korea last month where the Hall of Famer met with Kim Jong Un.

03/13/2013

Black smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals failed to elect a new pope in the first ballot of their secret conclave on  March 12, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Smoke Emerges From Sistine Chapel Chimney; No Pope Selected On Day 1 Of Conclave

Black smoke emerged from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, signaling that a decision had not yet been made. The conclave will resume on Wednesday.

03/12/2013

Dennis Rodman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rodman Plans To Vacation With Kim Jong Un, Head To Rome In Makeshift Popemobile

In a bizarre twist, the Hall of Famer is expected to arrive in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday in a makeshift popemobile as he campaigns for Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana to become the church’s first black pope.

03/12/2013