|05:30 pm - Smoke signals|
Habemus papam -- Benedict XVI, the first German pontiff in almost a thousand years . . .
Current Mood: hopeful
Current Music: "Power And Glory - Takada's Theme" by Yngwie Malmsteen
No condom promotion since they also are a form of birth control -- apparently orphans with AIDS are a good thing, according to some in the Church . . .
He's most likely a transitional Pope -- like his predecessor, similarly conservative and not that young -- John Paul II lite -- I expect we'll be seeing another conclave within the next 3-5 years. It'll be interesting to see who gets picked THEN.