I mean the following as a comment on the Pope's
relationship to "Carfree", and nothing more:
From the continuing story of "What Would Jesus
BMW hands German Pope keys to an X5
Reuters / October 06, 2005
FRANKFURT -- BMW has handed the keys to an X5 SUV to
Pope Benedict, the world's largest premium carmaker
said on Thursday.
"We are proud to be able to provide Pope Benedict XVI
with a BMW car," the group's chief of marketing and
sales, Michael Ganal, said in a statement following an
audience with the pontiff.
Benedict hails from the small Bavarian town of Marktl
am Inn, about an hour's drive from Munich, where BMW
"Danke, aber kein danke"??
Will any notable Catholic individuals or groups make a
comment about this, no matter what -- or perhaps
because of its symbolism? (Benedict didnt have a
drivers license when he became Pope, and I dont think
he has had the time since then...)
- Todd, in Prague, from where Jan Hus walked to Rome
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