Carmel & Cordoba

To shed light on the "mosque" at Ground Zero, Bill McGurn revisits the convent at Auschwitz.
Without doubt Pope John Paul II did not share the more malevolent interpretations attached to the presence of the Carmelites at Auschwitz. By asking the nuns to withdraw, he didn't concede them either. What he did was recognize that having the right to do something doesn't mean it's the right thing to do.