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This picture made available Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano shows the three sizes of the pope's garments in a room next to the Sistine Chapel, at the Vatican. Cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday to elect the next pope amid more upheaval and uncertainty than the Catholic Church has seen in decades: There's no front-runner, no indication how long voting will last and no sense that a single man has what it takes to fix the many problems. The three identical white outfits in small, medium and large for the new pontiff's first appearance on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica are delivered to the Vatican before the start of the conclave and left in a room next to the Sistine Chapel, where the newly elected pope changes into his new clothes. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)