From the March, 2001 issue of Touchstone
Pope Ted I by Terry Mattingly

Pope Ted I

Terry Mattingly on Ted Turner & the Vatican

Pope John Paul II, this is Ted Turner.

Ted Turner, will you please introduce yourself to Pope John Paul II?

What? Yes, yes, I am quite sure His Holiness has heard your joke about the Polish mine detector. But the pope needs to hear more about your sermon last August at the United Nations. That was the one in which you warned that faiths that claim exclusive truths about heaven and hell are preaching hate and intolerance and that their doctrines could cause a global nuclear holocaust.

Both Giants

It’s hard to imagine two such radically different men meeting, isn’t it? Yet both remain giants on the world stage. And, as stran . . .


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