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.
Originally Posted by thelio
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!
Originally Posted by CanItBeChristine
I remember he said he would be pope for like five years or something. I actually feel bad for him. He didn't want the job. He probably knew people didn't want him for the job. At least he got a few years left to go do whatever he has planned.