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Vatican Forgives John Lennon’s Remark

After four decades, the Vatican has released an article forgiving John Lennon for saying that The Beatles were more popular than Jesus, according to Reuters and the BBC Saturday.

In 1966, Lennon mentioned that he “did not know which would die out first, Christianity or rock and roll,? the BBC reported.

At that time the comment met with controversy, particularly in the U.S., where conservative Christians “burned Beatles’ albums in huge pyres,? according to Reuters.

The article in the Vatican paper coincided with the 40th anniversary of the Beatles “White Album,? Reuters and the BBC reported.