January 26, 2010

Official: John Paul briefed on shooting plot, mulled resigning

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Italian left-wing terrorist group the Red Brigades plotted to kidnap Pope John Paul II, according to a new book released Tuesday (Jan. 26) by the Vatican-appointed advocate for John Paul’s canonization. The book, “Why He Is a Saint,” also reveals that the late pope personally confronted Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev about […]

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