• Would-be papal assassin says he wants to be a priest

    Would-be papal assassin says he wants to be a priest

    • Jul 12, 2016

    In the latest in a series of erratic and conflicting statements by the man who shot St. John Paul II in 1981, Mehmet Alì Ağca now says he’ll become a Catholic priest if Pope Francis welcomes him, and he wants to travel with the pope to Fatima in 2017 to pray with him to the Madonna.

  • Did the KGB ‘create’ Latin America’s liberation theology?

    • May 5, 2015

    Ion Mihai Pacepa is a former three-star general in Communist Romania’s secret police who defected to the United States in 1978, bringing a trove of insider detail about KGB operations and intelligence strategies in the former Soviet empire. He’s considered among the highest ranking defectors of all time from the