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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 … Continue reading

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June 22, 1633

On June 22, 1633, Pope Urban VIII forced Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Earth orbits the Sun. Why did Galileo recant? Because he didn’t want to die. At that time the Church had their own courts, and police, and… Continue reading

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June 7, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982, President Reagan meets with Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth and the world’s worst joke is born. A Pope, a President and the Queen walk into a bar. You’d think at least … Continue reading

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