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Old 02-11-2013, 04:32 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by thelio View Post
he was a member of the nazi youth, but in his defense he had to, it was the law. at that time all youths had to join or risk beign labled a traitor and risk death along with his family. He hated it and was not a nazi supporter. he had a relative who was sent to the camps and killed because he was mentally hadicapped or something.
Yes, his cousin was killed in the euthanasia program to test-out their techniques. He had Down's Syndrome. So sick.

I remember when he became Pope...he said that he really didn't want to be Pope, and prayed like crazy to not be elected. Honestly, 7 years later, I clearly remember that and remember thinking the church was in trouble if this was the Pope!
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