Talk:Pope John Paul II

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"Ian Paisley" subsection under "Criticism and controversy"[edit]

I don't know what this subsection is doing there to be quite honest. Calling him "the Antichrist" is not cricism insomuch that it is lunacy. Also, no controversy seems to have been sparked by it (obviously), making it invalid as "controversy". Bataaf van Oranje (Prinsgezinde) (talk) 17:28, 24 April 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 June 2016[edit]

Agata Stachowiak (talk) 12:50, 9 June 2016 (UTC) If you find this article (link below) apoppriate, please add it. Thank you. Agata Stachowiak — Preceding unsigned comment added by Agata Stachowiak (talkcontribs) 12:52, 9 June 2016 (UTC)

  • Countdown to freedom: John Paul II’s place in history - [1], Litero.eu
Red question icon with gradient background.svg Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. Sir Joseph (talk) 14:18, 9 June 2016 (UTC)

Medugorje apparitions[edit]

"In 1998, when a certain German gathered various statements ..." - what kind of reference is that? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 195.82.64.222 (talk) 10:22, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

Ginka Beer[edit]

His relationship with her doesn't seem to have been as a boyfriend, but it was important and should be mentioned. I do not understand why the Vatican website isn't a reliable source, although it didn't completely back the text and we don't need to use it. Doug Weller talk 08:32, 25 October 2016 (UTC)

I have heard he was gay, or inclined to be so. Girlfriend's possible but not very likely in that case. Wythy (talk) 08:45, 28 December 2016 (UTC)

Publications in philosophy[edit]

I am wondering why this article contains no information about numerous and ample important publications by Karol Wojtyła (and later as John Paul II) in philosophy? Mamy of them translated from Polish into English. noychoH (talk) 08:02, 11 December 2016 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

Please change

> he described the 12 years of the Nazi régime as "bestiality"

to

> he described the 12 years of the Nazi régime as "inhuman"

and remove the link to Bestiality (redirecting to Zoophilia)

The polish word "bestialstwo" used in the cited reference is a false friend and has no sexual connotation of the english "bestiality". If you look up the translations they will all come up with "inhumane", "very cruel" etc. I don't have the original text, but I believe that in original source the word "bestialstwo" is referring to a concept in Nicomachean Ethics, which it's page cites as "Being beast-like, or brutish (thêoriotês), the opposite of something more than human, something heroic or god-like ". Anyway - nothing connected to sex with animals that current english version implies.

Partly done: It's not a false friend, really. The English word "bestiality" has definitions other than the one you're noting,[2][3]. I've changed the link to the Wiktionary entry, which may help prevent confusion. (The adjectival form bestial doesn't seem to carry sexual connotations, and it would work in this context, but I'm not sure it would be acceptable to make that change.) RivertorchFIREWATER 14:45, 6 March 2017 (UTC)