Originally Posted by GoWalrus
Can we at least get you to admit he was probably the worst Pope in the last 200 years?
I'd agree that the pedophilia cover up scandal is by far the worst crime committed by any Pope over the last 200 years. I don't know whether that primarily lands on PJPII's doorstep or Ratzinger's, but I'll agree that whenever that information bubbled to the top of the Papacy, and whoever was primarily responsible for hiding the entire situation -- that guy is the worst Pope of the last 200 years. Possibly even 400-500 or so. Once you knock out all the ridiculous ones from about 800-1500, the "worst pope ever" list gets much shorter.
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