President George Bush will be alongside President Muhammad Khatami of Iran and President Fidel Castro of Cuba at the pope's funeral!
According to dispatches, "The chairs laid out in St. Peter`s Square will seat the U.S. President near President Mohammad Khatami of Iran, one of the countries Bush included in his axis of evil."
kahtami says "He was impressed by the efforts of the late pontiff to improve relations between Christians and Muslims". and Bush Calls Pope An Inspiration to Us All,"Pope John Paul II was himself an inspiration to millions of Americans and to so many more throughout the world. We will always remember the humble, wise and fearless priest who became one of history's great moral leaders." link
Iran's catholics are about 10000.(70,000,000 live in iran).
This event, ie seating khatami (friendly known as sedmammad by iranians) near bush got a great interest among iranians. tonight's 20:30 news of channel 2 (4 hours ago) reported the story.