Richard Dawkins -- he's one of the world's leading evolutionary biologists (The Selfish Gene), a staunch atheist (The God Delusion), and someone who will jump headlong into a controversy when it tempts him. Case in point... Today, according to The Guardian, Dawkins has joined forces with Christopher Hitchens and hired a lawyer to "investigate the possibility of prosecuting the pope for crimes against humanity." This is in response to the widespread allegations that the Pope covered up sexual abuse in the Catholic church. If Dawkins & Hitchens have their way, Benedict XVI will be arrested when he visits Britain in September. But does Dawkins really think this plan has a shot in hell? Writing for The Washington Post in late March, he anticipated this very question and surmised: "Sadly, we all know our faith-befuddled governments will be too craven to do it."