Power Line said the NYT had its criticisms of John Paul's papacy ready to go, but apparently went looking for something good to say about the Pope at the last minute
He said this article originally read
Even as his own voice faded away, his views on the sanctity of all human life echoed unambiguously among Catholics and Christian evangelicals in the United States on issues from abortion to the end of life.He said he got a screen capture of that outrageous post just before they changed it.
need some quote from supporter
John Paul II's admirers were as passionate as his detractors, for whom his long illness served as a symbol for what they said was a decrepit, tradition-bound papacy in need of rejuvenation and a bolder connection with modern life.
CQ also has this item, and he has the actual screen capture