Tuesday, April 19, 2005

New Pope!

New pope! Name Joseph Ratziner.

Is he going to zing the rats out of the religious institution?

A quick overview from cnn.com.

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany today was elected the 265th pontiff by the College of Cardinals. Ratzinger, who took the name Benedict XVI, appeared on the balcony of the Vatican Basilica to deliver his first papal blessing. "Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me -- a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord," he said.

Will read more about the new pope later tonight.