Overheard on NPR this evening during All Things Considered was this story about Pope Benedictine XVI. Read this aloud and see if you can figure out why I started laughing a moment after hearing this read by Sylvia Poggioli on the radio.
"In Turkey, some of the harshest reactions were from an official of the Islamic-rooted ruling party. He said Pope Benedict's words look like an effort to revive the mentality of the crusades, and he compared the pope to Hitler. In an effort to quell the furor, the Vatican issued a statement saying the pope wants to cultivate respect and dialogue with other religions and cultures, and had no intention to offend Islam..."