1.2 billion. Still strong despite the way so many go on in the blogosphere. Last Pope? Hope he’s not assassinated. Do you think there should be a quota for female Popes? Joan?
African do you think? Someone just said on the Beeb they hope he’ll be less conservative. No, the exact opposite – he needs to be completely conservative and do his job. This is no time for vacillating.
Oh my goodness – a Jesuit? Last Pope then. This is history, might even be the end.
Set off on a path of love and brotherhood? Just as the EU says. The Bruderheist in Germany are into that too. Love of what is the question.
He was reportedly runner-up to Pope Benedict XVI in the 2005 papal election. He has long specialised in the kind of pastoral work that many say will be an essential skill for the next pope.
Many thoughts. Seems soft, which means he has minders. Who? Jesuits. Some episodes on them:
The enemy within. The last episode here speaks of their downfall and that was mentioned this evening when it was stated that the Church resists the Papacy of a Jesuit. The Jesuits are not Christian, they are political. Better to be the power behind the throne rather than the throne.
This in now from Chuckles:
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