Sunday, November 23, 2008

Vatican forgives John Lennon for Jesus quip | Reuters

Strange days indeed (more details)

"The remark by John Lennon, which triggered deep indignation mainly in the United States, after many years sounds only like a 'boast' by a young working-class Englishman faced with unexpected success, after growing up in the legend of Elvis and rock and roll," Vatican daily Osservatore Romano said.

The article, marking the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' "The White Album," went on to praise the pop band.

Vatican forgives John Lennon for Jesus quip Reuters

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