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Do you even need a passport to enter the Vatican? Sad though it is to have to mess people around with that kind of security, it seems like that's what's needed nowadays. All it takes is someone to walk through the scanners with a non-metal knife... Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 13:40, 26 December 2009 (UTC)

Swiss guard would put them down pretty fast.
As this woman has demonstrated, not fast enough. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 12:23, 28 December 2009 (UTC)

Side question though, "attack" is used in the headline to describe the woman's actions. If she was in fact mentally unstable, doesn't that wording suggest motivations which were not necessarily true? Maybe I'm just being hyper sensitive here, but the headline suggests we know something about her motivations that doesn't seem to be reported here. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.48.112.118 (talk) 00:36, 27 December 2009 (UTC)

You know, I was thinking the same thing. Is "attacked" really the right word? --Thunderhead 02:52, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
That's right!!! Why use this biased word for this hero? Down with Papist scum everywhere! 206.74.5.136 (talk) 00:23, 28 December 2009 (UTC)
  • Oh, troll elsewhere. Yes, it was an attack; any mental illness could influence or cause this. I'm not Christian, but was raised Episcopalian. I'm actually quite pleased to see the Pope's security this relaxed; many other heads of state would have taken a different view following previous incidents with the woman. --Brian McNeil / talk 00:35, 28 December 2009 (UTC)

John Paul or ratzinger\>?Edit

he got attack by that guy? in red? AtwoodChino20 (talk) 12:36, 28 December 2009 (UTC)