The process for choosing a pope is cloaked in history and ritual. Cardinals meet in the Sistine Chapel and attempt to decode the next pontiff. At least that’s what Yahoo! Movies tells us:
The American Heritage dictionary tells us that decipher means:
- To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
- To convert from a code or cipher to plain text; decode.
This sentence tells us that the writer needs an editor or a little more time with a dictionary.