Pope Francis said recently that the world is essentially involved in a piecemeal World War III. This is an illuminating statement.
There is no way to argue that the world is at war. There are no unified fronts but an anarchy of madness and violence fills the map of the world.
Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War, condemning the arms trade and "plotters of terrorism" sowing death and destruction. "Humanity needs to weep and this is the time to weep," Francis said in the homily of a Mass during a visit to Italy's largest war memorial, a large, Fascist-era monument where more than 100,000...READ MORE