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Leading Candidate for Pope has Nazi past

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Well, well, well...the leading candidate to become the next pope is Germany's Joseph Ratzinger. Today's New York Post reports he has a Nazi history:

A "fuhrer" furor is dogging the papal candidacy of Germany's top Roman Catholic cleric — over revelations he was a member of the Hitler Youth.

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger — a favorite to become the next pontiff — joined the Nazi children's corps in 1941 as a 14-year-old and was later an anti-aircraft gunner.

At one point, he guarded a factory where slaves from a concentration camp were forced to work. He was later shipped to Hungary, where he reportedly saw Jews persecuted.
Hmm, maybe there's a reason his nickname is "God's Rottweiler."

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