Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Turkey to Pope: "Come to Turkey...but Wear this Hat."

The man jailed for his assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II has taken up correspondance with Pope B. From TFA (link):
Assassin Mehmet Ali Agca has written a letter from jail telling Pope Benedict XVI not to go to Turkey because his remarks over Islam.

Agca, who was a member of the terrorist cell, The White Wolves, wrote: "Your life is in danger. You absolutely must not come to Turkey.

It came as religious and political chiefs in Turkey, Europe's largest Muslim nation, said they want the Pope's November visit to go ahead.
The Official Turkish Response: "Pope...come to Turkey. Don't believe the hype or outrage. Muslims are a peaceful group. We'll make sure your convertible is well-guarded. Oh, and please be sure to wear the enclosed gift:"

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