Statement on the death of Pope John Paul II ("the moral force behind victory in the Cold War")
|Document type:||public statement|
|Themes:||Religion/Morality, Foreign policy (USSR and successor states), Conservatism|
His life was a long struggle against the lies employed to excuse evil. By combating the falsehoods of communism and proclaiming the true dignity of the individual, his was the moral force behind victory in the Cold War.
Millions owe him their freedom and self-respect. The whole world is inspired by his example.