Tradition and orthodoxy will surely be the hallmarks of the new pontificate. Benedict not only condemns homosexuality as “an intrinsic moral evil” but also has suggested that Catholic altars should face east, to Jerusalem.
As John Paul’s “enforcer” on matters of orthodoxy (he was jokingly dubbed the “panzerkardinal”)
Ha, ha, ha…
The homily he made at the Mass before the start of the Conclave in which he denounced all deviations from traditional Church teachings as trickery and error, may have been decisive in winning his election.