So I'm not 'glad' he's dead or anything, but I didn't like him much - here's just one reason why ...
The devil sent half of all new HIV infections to people under the age of 25, most of them women in developing countries, to taunt him, but JPII steadfastly presided over cardinals, bishops, priests and nuns in four continents, spreading the message that HIV can pass through tiny holes in condoms, discouraging use of barrier contraception, and making this a better world for us all. Bravo.(from today's Bad Science column)
Let's hope the new chap is better, whoever he may be. Seems unlikely, tho.
1. except Thatcher obv. Be throwing a street party when she goes