Monday, April 12, 2010

Book 'em, Dawko

Dawkins and Hitch are going to try to arrest the Pope when he travels to the UK. Or, so the internets say (here). I have a hard time believing this is a real story, but I have a hard time not believing what I read on the internets.


Anonymous said...

Just because B.XVI looks like the Emperor from Star Wars does not mean that he acts like him. The whole thing is an obvious non-story, tantamount to the worst kind of slander perpetrated by the APs bad reporting.

Anyone with a smattering of knowledge about how things actually work in the RC Church would say something like the following:

Clayton said...


Your comment started as a strong contender for best comment of the year. I don't quite get the last part. _This_ article seems to have little to say about the Pope. I don't see how noting that someone has been threatened with arrest = slandering someone's good name, especially when the threat is being made by two authors.