Wednesday, 16 January 2008

Papal visit scuppered by scholars

Papal visit scuppered by scholars (BBC News, Tuesday, 15 January 2008)

No matter how bad the Beeb is, there is always worse.

The article reports understandable protests from academics at La Sapienza against a visits by the Pope, who has done so much to uphold the Roman Catholic doctrine of working against scientific progress by censorship, occasionally to the extent of murder of those who have been particularly outspoken.

The article ends with: Vatican Radio said the protest at La Sapienza had "a censorious tone".

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