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White Smoke Means New Pope (Dialogue)

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Ana:Did you hear about the smoke?

David:Oh no!Did I burn dinner again?

Ana:No, silly!Cardinals at the Sistine Chapel have chosen a new pope!

David:So they burned dinner?

Ana:No, David.The cardinals vote on a pope.If there is no clear winner, they send black smoke through a chimney.If a pope is elected, then white smoke signals their decision.

David:Did it take the cardinals long to decide?

Ana:Not this time.The new pope was decided on the third day.

David:And who did they select?

Ana:Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio.Upon hearing news, he selected the name Pope Francis.

David:That's great, but your story reminds me... I burned tonight's dinner.

Source: Associated Press (

Humo blanco significa nuevo papa (Diálogo)

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Ana:¿Te enteraste del humo?

David:¡Ay no!¿Otra vez quemé la cena?

Ana:¡No, tonto!¡Los cardenales en la Capilla Sixtina han elegido a un nuevo papa!

David:¿Entonces ellos quemaron la cena?

Ana:No, David.Los cardenales votan por un papa.Si no hay un ganador claro, los cardenales mandan humo negro a través de la chimenea.Si se elige un papa, entonces el humo blanco señala su decisión.

David:¿Les tomó mucho tiempo a los cardenales decidir?

Ana:Esta vez no.Se decidió quién será el nuevo papa en el tercer día.

David:Y ¿a quién eligieron?

Ana:Al arzobispo Jorge Bergoglio.Cuando supo la noticia, seleccionó el nombre Papa Francis.

David:Esa es una buena noticia, pero tu historia me recuerda que... quemé la cena de esta noche.

Fuente: Associated Press (

¿Quién vota para elegir al nuevo papa?
¿En qué día se seleccionó al papa?
Según la historia, ¿qué significa el humo negro?


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