Didn’t expect to be pope during World War III, says Francis
The leader of the Catholic Church participated in the “Popecast” about the 10 years since he was pontificated
Pope Francis said in a podcast called “Popecast” who did not expect to be in office during WW3.
“I didn’t think I would be the Pope at the time of World War 3”he stated.
The leader of the Catholic Church completed 10 years at the helm of the Catholic Church this Monday (13.Mar.2023). When recalling the trajectory, he says that “the most beautiful moment” of the period was the meeting in Saint Peter’s Square (Vatican) with the elderly, on September 28, 2014.
“The elderly are wise and help me a lot. I am also elderly, am I not?”these.
“There were several bad moments and all related to the horror of war. First the visits to the military cemeteries of Redipuglia and Anzio, the commemoration of the landings in Normandy, then the vigil to avoid the war in Syria, and now the barbarism that has been taking place for over a year in Ukraine. Behind wars is the arms industry, this is diabolical”said Francis.
Francis also asked: “as a gift for this important anniversary: “Peace, we need peace”.