Pope John Paul after being shot on 13 May 1981/Vatican photo
Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal: CIA Confirmed Russians’ Role in Shooting of Pope John Paul II, Reagan Biographer Writes
Contrary to what “pragmatists” in U.S. government agencies concluded, top officials with the Soviet Union were behind the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II, a biographer of Ronald Reagan told The Daily Signal in an exclusive interview.
Paul Kengor, a Grove City College political science professor and author, has acquired what he calls never-before-seen information about the Reagan administration’s “supersecret investigation” into the shooting and wounding of the pope.
The information details the role of the Soviet GRU, the Russians’ brutal foreign military intelligence unit, and KGB spy agency head Yuri Andropov in the attempt on John Paul II’s life, Kengor said.
Read more ....
WNU Editor: Did Soviet leader Brezhnev and KGB head Andropov have a hand in the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II? This is a story that has interested me since the beginning .... but as much as I love a good conspiracy story .... I have never come across any concrete evidence that proves this Soviet involvement.