October 8, 1996

On October 8, 1996, Pope John Paul II underwent a successful operation to remove his inflamed appendix. The ‘laying on of hands’ and prayer didn’t work, so Johnny Boy had to rely upon medical science to save his life. Good thing he was Catholic and not a Christian Scientist, wasn’t it?

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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