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So two of them confused people, one refused to pay taxes, and one ordered the painting of the Sistine Chapel?
Well nuts, I apparently could make that list then.
Seriously...considering the kind of nonsense that was going on in those eras, that's pretty damn good in the scheme of things.
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Pope blames church's own sins for sex scandal

NICOLE WINFIELDFrom Associated PressMay 11, 2010 12:38 PM EDTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday blamed the church's own sins for the clerical abuse scandal — not a campaign mounted by outsiders — and called for profound purification to end what he called the "greatest persecution" the church has endured.His strong comments placed responsibility for the crisis squarely on the sins of pedophile priests, repudiating the Vatican's initial response to the scandal in which it blamed the media as well as pro-choice and pro-gay marriage advocates for mounting what it called a campaign against the church and the pope.Speaking en route to Portugal, Benedict said the Catholic church had always suffered from problems of its own making but that "today we see it in a truly terrifying way.""The greatest persecution of the church doesn't come from enemies on the outside but is born from the sins within the church," the pontiff said. "The church needs to profoundly relearn penitence, accept purification, learn forgiveness but also justice."
I guess we can all agree this is a step in the right direction
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