According to the BBC News web site, Pope Benedict's visit to Turkey has been a relative success compared to the complete disaster that everyone was expecting. I almost feel sorry for the Pope. Everyone liked John Paul II because he smiled a lot and knew how to work a crowd. His reactionary views on birth control probably caused thousands of unnecessary deaths and helped the spread of AIDS, but people were content to turn a blind eye to that. However, no-one likes Benedict because he bears such a strong resemblance to the evil Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars:
If you look up religion in the official 2001 population census of Great Britain, several hundred thousand people have declared themselves Jedi Knights. Where are they now?