I didn't expect a sort of Spanish Inquisition

…but perhaps I should have: ABC News: Cardinal Ratzinger of Germany Is New Pope
How old is Pope Benedict XVI anyway?
I am correct that “the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith” is just the old Inquisition re-branded, right?
So I guess he was probably acting as a kind of vice-Pope during JPII’s infirm years anyway.
This can’t be good.

3 Responses to “I didn't expect a sort of Spanish Inquisition”

  1. A Supposedly Staggering Infinite Work of Heartbreaking Illumination I'll Never Read Says:

    Benedict XVI

    Hey, flock, rub your beads together The white smoke signals something that is gonna change the weather We’ll kill the…

  2. Jennifer Says:

    First Bush, then Wolfowitz, now Ratzinger. What is the world coming to?

  3. apc Says:

    I am not sure that the “Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith” is a rebranding, but is pretty close to the original, official name of the inquisition.

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