…since World War II. A huge amount of that is a direct consequence of disastrous American policies for which we have a habit of shirking responsibility.
How big a deal is that? Well, Rome has actually created a brand new dicastery just for addressing the problem.
Because the Church is in the business of cleaning up the messes made by sinners. She–and especially this pope–does not think in terms of geopolitical gamesmanship. She thinks in terms of this person:
…and millions of other persons like him.