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23. Comment #474069 by Bernard Hurley,

He probably does actually believe that and so will billions of his fellow religionists. Such is the psychological effect of Roman catholic indoctrination.

Perhaps - I certainly agree that his devoted legions will probably believe anything he says. Maybe i'm too cynical, but I see him as a very calculating and talented political schemer who knows exactly whats going on and has decided that a red herring offense is the best form of defense. Even if the whole world was in on a conspiracy to attack the RCC, it doesn't undo what (or who... ) the priests have done.

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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 17:07:00 UTC | #453720