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Monday, April 28, 2008

Did Gorbachev Order Pope's Assassination?

The weekly Wprost, out tomorrow, shows a politburo document, signed by Mikhail Gorbachev, which appears to warrant a KGB contract killing on John Paul II.

So claims Polish journalist John O. Kohler in a book, also released tomorrow, Chodzi o papieża. Szpiedzy w watykanie - (About the Pope: Spies in the Vatican). The politburo document says: "Use all available possibilities to prevent a new political trend, initiated by the Polish pope…"

The document, which dates back to November 1979, - one year after Karol Wojtyla became pope - is signed by eight top Party officials including Konstantin Rusakov, who coordinated action with the Polish communist party, and Mikhail Gorbachev.

In Rome, Pope John Paul II survived four bullets on May 13, 1981 shot by Turk Mehmet Ali Hagca.

“If this information is true, Gorbachov should be brought to account,” said Zbigniew Chlebowski, head of the ruling Civic Platform’s parliamentary party...


THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Did Mikhail Gorbachev order John Paul II's attempted assassination? It sure looks that way right now. Russian records already reveal that the KGB was behind the assassination attempt on John Paul II on May 13, 1981. This latest revelation points to the possibility that this KGB order came directly from the man who would eventually become the leader of the Soviet Union during its collapse, and has since become somewhat of an international icon.