Osama Bin Laden "Removed" by Pope John Paul II, says Peruvian President Alan Garcia

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Do you believe in miracles? Alan Garcia does, just not the nice, feel-good kind.
Pope John Paul II may have died six years ago, but the recently beatified Pole still packs quite a holy punch. At least, so believes Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who credited JPII for "removing" Osama Bin Laden earlier today during the dedication of a hydroelectric power station in Cusco.

"His first miracle was to remove from the world the incarnation of evil, the demonic incarnation of crime and hatred," Garcia told reporters, "giving us the news that the person who blew up towers and buildings is no longer."

Well, that's one way to look at it.

Garcia also suggested that fellow conservative George W. Bush deserved more credit for Bin Laden's death than Barack Obama.

"I think it's great news that should please Mr. Obama," Garcia said. "It also vindicates Mr. George W. Bush, who was the one who took the decision to punish Osama (Bin Laden) and patiently continue this work that has finally born fruit."

Why yes, if by "patiently continue this work" Garcia means how Bush started an unnecessary war in Iraq and let Afghanistan descend into chaos.

Of course, the Peruvian president isn't exactly an authority on the subject. He may know Catholicism like the back of his pudgy, ethically questionable hand, but the Andean country he runs is a helluva long way from either Ground Zero or the Middle East.

What will JPII's second "miracle" be, taking out Muammar Gaddafi? And since when do saints snuff out international terrorists?

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DA Howard
DA Howard

 It is interesting how you ignore the statements of the Vatican regarding Iraq:

"It is the evident desire of everyone that this situation now be normalized as quickly as possible with the active participation of the international community and, in particular, the United Nations Organization, in order to ensure a speedy return of Iraq’s sovereignty, in conditions of security for all its people" (John Paul II, Address to George W. Bush, 2004).

It does not sound like the pope is lamenting over the Iraqi War. He has moved on, why haven't you Michael?

Your theology is fallacy: "How long will it be holy and trueMaster, before you sit in judgment and avenge our blood upon theinhabitants of the earth?” (Rev 6:10).

Xhristopherus
Xhristopherus

Wow, that's some mental gymnastics!!! You've managed to show us some kooky blatherings of some heretofore unknown politician (unknown the the vast majority of your reading audience) and managed to make yourself out to be more of a kook that the kook you were criticizing..

Good show pal....

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