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← The Pope's unholy alliance with the dictator

irate_atheist's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by irate_atheist

Comment 15 by Reveille -

Former Pope John Paul II was instrumental in working against communism in his native Poland.

True, but one does have the suspicion the major motivation was to wrest an anti-theist government from power and insert the church's influence rather than some nice fluffy altruistic reasons.

Still, he has managed to cure Parkinson's, even if he couldn't work the magic on himself. I'll call it a one-all-draw on that one.

Tue, 18 Jan 2011 16:03:20 UTC | #580462