Engaging the world is the new mission. And anyone can share in the splendour of the past. Well, not quite. It has to be our media gods and godesses that are entitled to display such symbols of authority and grandeur because they are the ones that now inspire greatness and generate adoration. While far lesser breeds that call themselves popes, cardinals and bishops look on with their usual sickly smiles perhaps hiding some envy and memories of those times before they gave it all away.