A Polish priest, a pistol and a plane

…if you’re on a flight tonight from Rome to Poland, that young blond priest with an unusual black carry-on case just might be packing a pistol — the very same pistol Turkish gunman, Mehmet Ali Agca, used in his assassination attempt of Blessed John Paul II.
Polish Father Dariusz Ras is the director of the John Paul II museum, which is located in the pope’s childhood home in Wadowice.


IIRC, the bullet was put into OL Fatima’s crown in Portugal.

This is also why I think Pope Francis has big, spiritual guns of his own to expose himself so much to the public.

I like that. Also thanks for the article and link Robert!

That’s correct about the bullet.

After completing his recovery, JP2 travelled to Fatima to officially present the bullet to them.


It’s right under the globe, in the middle:

I wonder where the other three bullets are.

When I read the title I thought it was the start of a very bad joke. I am now deeply disappointed. :smiley:

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