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← Ratzinger is the Perfect Pope

Bernard Hurley's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by Bernard Hurley

Comment #473750 by Ryou_Concord

Something in my gut tells me that they might get off without too much fuss. I reeeeally hope I'm wrong.

Well then it's up to those of us who care about what certain primates do to our fellow primates (pun intended) to make as much fuss as possible.

Until the mid 60's it was traditional for a monk to appear three times before a new pope at his coronation, to burn a taper and utter the words "sic transit gloria mundi" (thus passes the glory of the world) as a reminder of the transitory nature of life and earthly honours. It is about time Herr Ratzinger had such a reminder, but in his case it should be the whole of his church that burns.

Sun, 28 Mar 2010 17:03:00 UTC | #453402