Unofficial blog covering His Holiness Pope Francis
Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Pope's Book on Sale in Italy
Memory and Identity, the new book by Pope John Paul II currently on sale in Italy, is a series of chronicled conversations the Pope had with friends back in 1993. In his book, The Pope discusses many topics he has never publicly acknowledged before. David Willey of BBC News reports:
For the first time, the Pope puts on public record his belief that the shooting was commissioned by someone other than his would-be assassin, the Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Agca.