Comments on: New pope’s simple style shifts tone from Benedict’s papacy Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 By: scythe Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:12:21 +0000 this article is pure ventriloquism

tom didn’t like benedict, so he recycles the classic binary of
good conciliar cop vs. bad papal cop

the good: steel-wearing fashion understatement, tools of the conciliar plebescite;
the bad: the frisson of papal authority when it wears a piece of metal with a yellow colour.

as francis will find out, palm sunday is all about popularity

followed by the long lonely walk to calvary when you start to teach truth and morals