Home Busted Halo Videos Homepage Wanna Know? How do Catholics elect the Pope? By The Editors February 28, 2013 With Pope Benedict XVI’s papal resignation, many Catholics and non-Catholics the world over will be asking a lot of questions about what happens next. How do they elect the pope (again)? Who are these cardinals who vote for him? What’s with the black smoke and white smoke? Do yourself a favor and watch our short video answering all your papal election questions, and share it with friends. To download this video go here and click the download arrow or choose save or download.