John Paul II
*Youssef Ibrahim in Gulf News writes of "a general of peace."
*In Khaleej Times, Muhammad Galadari describes why John Paul II was different from other popes.
*Abu Aardvark discusses more reactions from the Arab world.
*Al-Jazeera has an editorial cartoon on the pope.
*People in Hiroshima and Nagasaki remember the pope.
*The Washington Post has extensive coverage.
*Thailand is just one largely non-Catholic nation flying flags at half staff.
*Ed Kilgore discusses him as the first post-European pope.
*Hugo Schwyzer posts his own reflections.
*Matthew Yglesias reads Lamorem exercens.
Stay tune for further updates.