Days before his rehabilitation was made public, Williamson was shown on Swedish state television saying historical evidence "is hugely against six million Jews having been deliberately gassed" during the Second World War.
The Pope's move to reinstate the bishop provoked widespread condemnation. The Pope has said he was unaware of Williamson's views when he decided to lift the excommunication."http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2009/02/12/pope-holocaust.html
Sure Joe, sure. I believe you. Haa Ha! They must have excommunicated the guy for wearing his funny hat backwards.