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  • Atheist gifts pontifical school in will (Oriana Fallaci's tribute to Benedict XVI)

    10/21/2006 9:50:56 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 47 replies · 1,386+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | October 21, 2006 | FRANCES D'EMILIO
    ROME - An Italian journalist and self-described atheist who died last month has left most of her books and notes to a pontifical university in Rome because of her admiration for Pope Benedict XVI, a school official said Saturday. Oriana Fallaci had described the pontiff as an ally in her campaign to rally Christians in Europe against what she saw as a Muslim crusade against the West. As she battled breast cancer last year, she had a private audience with Benedict, who was elected only a few months earlier, at the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo. In one of...