VATICAN CITY -

The procession from the Pauline Chapel to the Sistine Chapel will begin at 10:30 a.m., Houston time, and last about 15 minutes. The procession of cardinals is in reverse order of their hierarchical precedence.

After the cardinals arrive at the Sistine Chapel. They will take an oath and then begin deciding who will become the next pope.

 

The order of the procession is:

- cross

- choir

- priest assistants to the Master of Ceremonies

- Secretary of the conclave, archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri

- Cardinal Prosper Grech (retired  cardinal who will lead the mediation after the extra omnes).

- cardinals 

- master of ceremonies

Order of cardinals:

Cardinal deacons:

  • James Michael Harvey, Archpriest of the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, Archbishop Emeritus of Milwaukee
  • Domenico Calcagno of Italy
  • Edwin Frederick O'Brien, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre oF Jerusalem,  Archbishop Em e ritus of Baltimore
  • Joao Braz de Aviz of Brazil
  • Francesco Coccopalmerio of Italy
  • Giuseooe Bertello of Italy
  • Antonio Maria Vegliò of Italy
  • Santos Abril y Castello of Spain
  • Manuel Monteiro de Castro of Portugal
  • Fernando Filoni of Italy
  • Gianfranco Ravasi of Italy
  • Velasio De Paolis of Italy
  • Mauro Piacenza of Italy
  • Paolo Sardi of Italy
  • Kurt Koch of Switzerland
  • Raymond Leo Burke, Archbishop Emeritus of St. Louis, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (the Vatican's "Supreme Court")
  • Francesco Monterisi of Italy
  • Robert Sarah of Guinea
  • Angelo Amato of Italy
  • Raffaele Farina of Italy
  • Stanislaw Rylko of Poland
  • Angelo Comastri of Italy
  • Paul Josef Cordes of Germany
  • Giovanni Lajolo of Italy
  • Leonardo Sandri of Argentina
  • Franc Rode of Slovenia
  • William Joseph Levada, Archbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith 
  • Attilio Nicora of Italy
  • Jean-Louis Tauran of France

Cardinal priests:

  • Luis Antonio Tagle of the Phillipines
  • Ruben Salazar Gomez of Colombia
  • John Onaiyekan of Nigeria
  • Baselio Cleemis of India
  • John Tong Hon of Hong Kong
  • Ranier Woelki of Germany
  • Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York
  • Giuseppe Betori of Italy
  • Willem Jacobus Ejik of The Netherlands
  • Domink Duka of the Czeck Republic
  • Thomas Christopher Collins of Canada
  • George Alencherry of India
  • Reinhard Marx of Germany
  • Albert Malcolm Ranjith of Sri Lanka
  • Kazimierz Nycz of Poland
  • Raymundo Damasceno Assis of Brazil
  • Donald William Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington
  • Paulo Romeo of Italy
  • Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya of the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Raul Eduardo Vela Chiriboga of Ecuador
  • John Njue of Kenya
  • Odilo Pedro Scherer of Brazil
  • Daniel Nicholas DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston
  • Francisco Robles Ortega of Mexico
  • Oswald Gracias of India
  • Theodore-Adrien Sarr of Senegal
  • Angelo Bagnasco of Italy
  • Andre Vingt-Trois of France
  • Lluis Martinez Sistach of Spain
  • Sean Brady of Ireland
  • Carlo Caffarra of Italy
  • Stanislaw Dziwisz of Poland
  • Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston
  • Antonio Canizeres Llovera of Spain
  • Jean-Pierre Ricard of France
  • Jorge Urosa Savino of Venezuela
  • Agostino Vallini of Italy
  • Marc Ouellet of Canada
  • Peter Erdo of Hungary
  • Phillipe Barbarin of France
  • Jean Baptiste Pham Minh Man of Vietnam
  • Josip Boaznic of Croatia
  • George Pell of Australia
  • Telesphore Toppo of India
  • Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson of Ghana
  • Ennio Antonelli of Italy
  • Justin Francis Rigali, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia
  • Carlos Amigo Vallejo of Spain
  • Gabriel Zubeir Wako of Sudan
  • Anthony Olubumni Okogie of Nigeria
  • Angelo Scola of Italy
  • Karl Lehmann of Germany
  • Serverino Poletto of Italy
  • Jose Policarpo of Portugal
  • Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina
  • Claudio Hummes of Brazil
  • Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne of Peru
  • Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Honduras
  • Wilifred Fox Napier of South Africa
  • Julio Terrazas Sandoval of Bolivia
  • Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa of Chile
  • Audrys Juozas Backis of Lithuania
  • Geraldo Majella Agnelo of Brazil
  • Ivan Dias of India
  • Walter Kasper of Germany
  • Crescenzio Sepe of Italy
  • Zenon Grocholewski of Poland
  • Francis Eugene George, Archbishop of Chicago
  • Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico
  • Christoph Scoenborn of Austria
  • Polycarp Pengo of Tanzania
  • Dionigi Tettamanzi of Italy
  • Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Spain
  • Juan Sandoval Iniguez of Mexico
  • Vinko Puljic of Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Jean-Claude Turcotte of Canada
  • Jaime  Lucas Ortega y Alamino of Cuba
  • Roger Michael Mahony, Archbishop Emeritu of Los Angeles
  • Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez of the Dominican Republic
  • Joachim Meisner of Germany
  • Godfried Danneels of Belgium

Cardinal bishops:

  • Bechara Boutros al-Rahi of Lebanon
  • Antonios Naguib of Egypt
  • Tarcisio Bertone of Italy
  • Giovanni Battista Re of Italy