Does this mean we're getting dual-core G5's?!CanadaRAM said:The Vatican Conclave have apparently selected a new Pope -- don't know who yet
or betterBlue Velvet said:Ratzinger (ultra conservative) sorry for typos...
BBC making an error the insitution of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (congregatio pro doctrina fidei) was founded as Congregatio Romanae et universalis Inquisitionis on the 21 July of 1542Blue Velvet said:Cardinal Ratzinger has been a head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith - the Vatican's guardian of orthodoxy since 1981.
78 years old. Wow, looks like we may get to guess the color of the smoke every few years at this rate!Blue Velvet said:The suggestion that 78-year-old Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger could become the next pope has raised eyebrows in his native Germany - a country where the Catholic church does not arouse the same passions as it does in Italy or Poland.
I don't mean an actual modern church, just one that is slightly more modern than the previous one. I'm aware that cardinals are, by design, conservatives, but I think JP the Two did a decent job of moving forward. At least in certain areas he did.IJ Reilly said:This is an oxymoron anyway. The entire purpose of the papacy (try that three times fast!) is to resist change. To that end, the Cardinals made the perfect and obvious choice.