That has everyone talking.
Read it for yourself
Grrrr media. What, are we no longer permitted to do research or quote medieval texts in lectures on Greek thought at universities?
Annie H had some words about it yesterday at CL. She pointed out that BXVI acted very much in freedom, both in speaking and in apologizing. It was like, "Ok, you're burning churches, I'll take that as dialogue."
Also interesting from the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/18/AR2006091800992.html