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Charles Taylor Converts To Judaism, Who Could Be Worse? (POLL)

07/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Via Foreign Policy, one of former Liberian dictator Charles Taylor's wives told BBC Radio today that her husband is converting to Judaism. He will practice both Christianity and Judaism, she said. Taylor is currently imprisoned in the Hague on war crimes charges allegedly committed in Sierra Leone. As his wife told the BBC:

Because of the difficulties, he always wanted to know God in a very different and special way. From a very small boy -- because we talk about his childhood a whole lot -- he asked himself questions about Christianity. Too many questions about why certain things happened. And why, this one and that one. Just too many question in Christianity and the whole thing about Christ because he does believe in Christ. When he got to the Hague, he got to know that he really, really wanted to be a Jew. Wanted to convert to Judaism.

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